Said Jewel FM radio that a large space meteorite has just landed in the south of Tunisia specifically in a desert area depopulated in Remada COR of the mandate of Tataouine and had heard a huge 3 loud explosions in the area.
This moved on the spot and units of the National Guard and the military to investigate and preview the meteor as confirmed by Maral Jewel FM
Circumstances effecting the number of reports and events collected by the AMS
There are circumstances affecting the data collected by the AMS that should be understood to prevent misinterpretation regarding the change of fireballs reported.
From January 2005 through December 2010 the AMS fireball reports system was based on the same data collection form and process created by Bob Lunsford in 2005.
In December 2010 the AMS fireball reporting system was upgraded to a database google maps system developed by Mike Hankey and company.
The new software made it much easier for witnesses to file reports and resulted in more witnesses successfully reporting events.
Internet traffic on the AMS site has increased since 2005. In current years, more people are connected with mobile devices, laptops and computers than ever before. This leads to more people reporting fireballs.
At least one huge event with over 100+ reports in 2009 was space trash, and there was at least 1 space trash event for 2012. The graph of 100+ events has not been adjusted to account for space trash.
A percentage of reports received are cloud contrails, planes, sun dogs or phenomenon other than fireball meteors. These reports are deleted when detected and generally tend to be events reported by only one witness.
In November 2012, the AMS fireball reporting software was upgraded again and this upgrade resulted in an immediate increase of reports received. It is believed that improvements to the user interface lessened the amount of form abandonment and other training issues that may have kept witnesses from successfully logging events on the previous version.
There may be something to the impression that the number of meteor events have taken a sharp increase recently. According to the American Meteor Society the number of reported meteor "events" are as follows for the past ten years:
reply to post by TrueAmerican
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Why is the Vatican interested in astronomy?
Initially it was for a practical reason, to reform the Julian Calendar, like so many national observatories that were started, e.g., to improve navigation at sea; later at the establishment of the present form of the Vatican Observatory in 1891, for an apologetic purpose, in the sense of defending the Catholic Church's positive regard for science; now to join in doing good science in a way that is possible, given the Vatican's other concerns, as part of the consequence that the Incarnation of Christ applies to all human activity.