Re: [meteorite-list] info meteorite Lisbona

2006-10-26 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Gabelica and Paolo - and List, As far as I know, there is no known specific place/shop in Lisbon and its imediate surroundings, where a person can buy meteorites. Only once, some 2 years ago, at a small mineral fossil shop in Lisbon, I saw 2 quite small pieces of Canyon Diablo meteorite,

Fw: [meteorite-list] My new web site, for and about meteorite hunters.

2006-10-28 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Ruben, Many thanks for sharing your new web site! Some nice meteorites you have there. Good luck on your next hunting trip. José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Ruben Garcia [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: moni [EMAIL PROTECTED]; meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent:

Fw: [meteorite-list] Park Forest Outing

2006-10-29 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Bernd and List, If I may say something here, I could not agree with you more Bernd! With due respect to all in this List, I am of the opinion that we should all write down - after our names - our geographical location (Country, State or City) - after all, in this List, besides Arnolds,

Re: [meteorite-list] Monthly Favourite - November 2006

2006-11-04 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Kuykens! Really super pics. of the famous Hembury meteorite and craters. The aerial view is quite spectacular! Many thanks for sharing it with us. As for Norbert Kammel, who have been there several times: I envy you Norbert! :) José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From:

Re: [meteorite-list] MUNICH PHOTOS

2006-11-04 Thread Jose Campos
Hello Dean, Tks for the Munich photos. It seems that you lot are having a good time there! Judging by the photos, I guess that the size of the beer mugs are directly proportional to the mass of the rocks? Interesting... José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Sterling K. Webb

[meteorite-list] power cuts across most of Eastern Europe

2006-11-05 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, Just to let you know that last night Germany, Italy, France and Spain were it my a massive power outing - in same places, it lasted only about 90 minutes. According to Sky News, cold weather and lack of supply are blamed for the worst blackout to hit western Europe in 30 years. Hi

[meteorite-list] Fw: Astronomy Picture of the Day

2006-11-19 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Stefan, Thanks for the link. However, the captation that goes with it says: Quote If you are lucky enough to find a meteorite just after impact, do not pick it up -- parts of it are likely to be either very hot or very cold. End of quote. That is unfortunately, quite a common popular

Re: [meteorite-list] Fw: Astronomy Picture of the Day

2006-11-19 Thread Jose Campos
Pensenstadler To: Jose Campos ; Meteorite List Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2006 4:58 PM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Fw: Astronomy Picture of the Day Jose and list: If the meteorite has spent eons at space temperature and only spends a few seconds heating the surface as it descends through

Re: [meteorite-list] Rocks From Space Picture of the Day - Wednesday, November 22, 2006

2006-11-22 Thread Jose Campos
Ditto! Ditto! Hear! Hear! José Campos - Original Message - From: Gerald Flaherty [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 10:11 PM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Rocks From Space Picture of the Day - Wednesday,

Re: [meteorite-list] What else do you collect?

2006-11-30 Thread Jose Campos
I used to collect stamps, (in general), but since around 1980, I collect only stamps that are thematic to Astronomy and Space Exploration; I have a large collection of the Sky Telescope magazine, since 1965 (some nºs are missing, unfortunately); I am also interested in books on Astronomy and in

Re: [meteorite-list] Info needed

2006-12-03 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Mateo and List, It also seems to me, that on the photo shown by Mateo, the E. Africa stands for East Africa: I was born in Mozambique in 1945 - what was known as Portuguese East Africa - until its independence from Portugal in 1975. For the Macua tribe (who live in north of Mozambique,

Re: [meteorite-list] Info needed

2006-12-04 Thread Jose Campos
- Original Message - From: Dave Carothers [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Meteorite List meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 12:39 AM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Info needed Coordinates appear to be 14° 55' 20S / 37° 51' 56E Dave

Re: [meteorite-list] Rocks From Space Picture of the Day -December14, 2006

2006-12-14 Thread Jose Campos
Yes, and after all, they are listed in the Meteorite CAT-alog (american, I think), or CAT-alogue (english )..or CAT-álogo (Portuguese )! Meow! José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Don Edwards [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Thursday, December

[meteorite-list] Fw: Merry Christmas

2006-12-24 Thread Jose Campos
To ALL on the List: A Merry Christmas, FELIZ NATAL and a Happy New Orbit! José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Stefan Brandes [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Meteorite-list Meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Sunday, December 24, 2006 10:46 AM Subject: [meteorite-list] Merry

[meteorite-list] Happy New 2007!

2006-12-31 Thread Jose Campos
Hello List, Portugal is only 30 minutes from entering into 2007! We wish you ALL a Happy, Succesfull New Year and may a nice meteorite fall on your backyard! José and Charmaine Campos Portugal __ Meteorite-list mailing list

[meteorite-list] Fw: Meteors Light Up Morning Sky in Colorado

2007-01-04 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, I fully agree with Marco Langbroek's comments. It was no meteor. The article written by Laura Bailey (Jan 4 2007) for THE COLORADOAN, mentions that onlookers reported that it could be seen for about 30 seconds. That is too short a time for space debris, unless if it was seen at a low

Re: [meteorite-list] Fw: Meteors Light Up Morning Sky in Colorado

2007-01-05 Thread Jose Campos
are you suggesting? Befuddled Gary On 4 Jan 2007 at 23:21, Jose Campos wrote: Hi List, I fully agree with Marco Langbroek's comments. It was no meteor. The article written by Laura Bailey (Jan 4 2007) for THE COLORADOAN, mentions that onlookers reported that it could be seen for about 30

Re: [meteorite-list] NJO Votes - Update Jan 5

2007-01-05 Thread Jose Campos
Here is my vote: Meteorwrong! José Campos - Original Message - From: McCartney Taylor [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Meteorite Mailing List meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 10:31 PM Subject: [meteorite-list] NJO Votes - Update Jan 5 We have so far:

[meteorite-list] Fw: Fw: Meteors Light Up Morning Sky in Colorado

2007-01-06 Thread Jose Campos
- Original Message - From: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Chris Peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 1:15 AM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Fw: Meteors Light Up Morning Sky in Colorado Hi Chris, When I say more than a few seconds for fireballs, I do mean

Re: [meteorite-list] Fw: Meteors Light Up Morning Sky in Colorado

2007-01-06 Thread Jose Campos
fireball caught on video. Chris * Chris L Peterson Cloudbait Observatory http://www.cloudbait.com - Original Message - From: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Meteorite List meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 3

[meteorite-list] Fw: some Japanese researchers question US Coloradofall

2007-01-06 Thread Jose Campos
RE: [meteorite-list] some Japanese researchers question US Colorado fallHi Robert Matson, You have stated the issue quite clearly! Certainly, the video alone is a good evidence against it being a meteor. I recall the wide publicity all over, given to SKYLAB re-entry in 1979. At that time,

[meteorite-list] Fw: Comet McNaught report from the Rhein-Main Area

2007-01-14 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, Also from sunny Portugal - after almost 3 weeks of glorious sunshine, TODAY Sunday 14th Jan007 the sky was...overcast!! So, I could not see the Daylight Comet shining as a - 5 magnitude object! I had to content with SOHO pics... José Campos Cacém, Portugal - Original Message

Re: [meteorite-list] Microbe Experiment Suggests We Could All BeMartians

2007-01-15 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Rob, The REAL PROBLEM is that, the probability to find INTELLIGENT Life on Earth, so far, is...0% :) José Campos - Original Message - From: Rob McCafferty [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Ron Baalke [EMAIL PROTECTED]; meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Monday, January 15, 2007 9:44

[meteorite-list] Fw: Namibia: So Much Potential But Not EnoughFunds (Hoba Meteorite)

2007-01-21 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Sterling and List, The first europeans to sail along the coast of present day Namibia, was the portuguese sea navigator Diogo Cam in 1483; he erected on the coast a padrão (a limestone column with the portuguese coat of arms and an engraved inscription and a small cross on top). In fact, on

[meteorite-list] Fw: Green MOON OVER TUCSON-photo

2007-02-01 Thread Jose Campos
Hey Doug, Thats quite some rock you are holding in that picture! Thank you to you and to all at Chladni's Heir's there, for sharing it with us. Enjoy your 2007 Tucson Show, I wish I coukd be there! José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [meteorite-list] Walter Branch

2007-02-02 Thread Jose Campos
Hello Sabrina, We are very sorry to hear the sad news about Walter and your daughter. This is a time in a life when you have to be mentaly extra strong! We pray for Walter and Rebekah's good recovery. Plse keep us and the List informed on their progress. José and Charmaine Campos Portugal

Re: [meteorite-list] Update on Walter

2007-02-08 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Sabrina, We are glad to hear such good news and we wish Walter a good, speedy recovery. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. José and Charmaine Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Walter Branch [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Meteorite List meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent:

Re: [meteorite-list] Iris Lang

2007-02-17 Thread Jose Campos
Geoff Notkin, These are sad news. I only know Iris and her husband from this List. However, please convey to Iris Lang and her husband our best wishes for a speedy and full recovery. I would like to see them both, back and active on the List. Charmaine and José Campos Portugal - Original

Re: [meteorite-list] real men meteorites

2007-02-20 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Jerry and List, That's a verey curious photograph. Can anyone please elucidate me what meteorite is this? And what's its weight? Thanks in advance. José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Gerald Flaherty [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Martin Altmann [EMAIL PROTECTED];

Re: [meteorite-list] real men meteorites

2007-02-20 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Martin, Many thanks for your info. 2753 kg! It's quite some rock... José Campos - Original Message - From: Martin Altmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Jose Campos' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 11:21 PM Subject: AW: [meteorite-list] real men meteorites Hi Jose

Re: [meteorite-list] real men meteorites

2007-02-21 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Bernd, Martin and Jerry - and List: Many thanks for all the info and references on the Old Woman meteorite. Anyone knows who were the 3 gold prospectors? And there was no reward for them?? Does it means that the Smithsonian Institute of Washington has full rights over any meteorite that

[meteorite-list] Fw: the lunar meeorite from morocco

2007-02-21 Thread Jose Campos
OK... now don't you List, dare to start an argument on this one...:) PS -I am not sure about that meteorite, but IF he happens to be Mother Teresa of Calcutta, we are all in big trouble...:) :) :) Simile Mateo, smile! José Campos - Original Message - From: M come Meteorite Meteorites

Re: [meteorite-list] Old Woman Meteorite

2007-02-21 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Mark and Bernd, (thru the List): Thanks for all the info, references and pics received on the Old Woman meteorite. You are a mine of interesting information. Again, obrigado. José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: MARK BOSTICK [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

[meteorite-list] Fw: zacataces

2007-02-24 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Chicagoan Steve Arnold, I think that might be a namewrong for a meteorwrong, or some pong... :) Perhaps you mean ZACATECAS? José Campos - Original Message - From: steve arnold [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Saturday, February 24, 2007 8:44 PM

[meteorite-list] Fw: Peruvian meteorite crater - friendly warning tohunters that may be considering...

2007-02-25 Thread Jose Campos
Mr. R. Gergory: What is this? You have sent an unecessary and uncalled for e-mail to the ENTIRE Meteorite List Members, with what it seems to be a veiled threat? Is this what you mean? Please explain us better. That you may have full rights, etc. on that peruvian crater, one can accept it, and

Re: [meteorite-list] TLE 2007

2007-03-04 Thread Jose Campos
Hello Thomas, Thanks for sharing the very nice pictures. Here in Cacém, some 19 kms NW of Lisbon, we had a nice view of the eclipse, although there were some thin, high cirrus passing by, now and then. Local TV stations also showed this eclipse. I recall seeing one eclipse from northern Natal,

[meteorite-list] Fw: Oh Boy- Here we go....

2007-03-11 Thread Jose Campos
Was any suspicious strong odour detected? Sulphur? Rotten eggs?? Any other??? Wast it found to be red hot or just warm.. at body temperature? Send it to a lab a.s.a.p.! - Original Message - From: edward moore To: mark ford ; Meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Thursday, March

[meteorite-list] Fw: More Peru News, Including Locationa and Trajectory of Peru Impact

2007-10-03 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Paul, Many thanks for the interesting links on the Titicaca (Carrancas?) meteor fligh path. Best wishes, José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Paul [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 8:52 PM Subject:

[meteorite-list] Fw: News and Views in Peru

2007-10-03 Thread Jose Campos
yes, that's correct: caza = hunter; cazameteoritos = meteorite hunter José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: drtanuki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Sterling K. Webb [EMAIL PROTECTED]; meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 9:40 PM Subject: Re:

[meteorite-list] Fw: 360* images again

2007-10-19 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Marcin, The 360º frames of those meteorites in you site, are just great! I find Zag to be quite interesting when seen in this way. Thanks for all the hard work involved into producing all the pics. and for sharing them with the List. Regards, José Campos Portugal PS - I forwarded your

Re: [meteorite-list] Meteorite: world dictionary-in progress

2007-10-20 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Dirk, That sounds like an interesting project! I can confirm that in Portuguese, the word meteorito is correct. I would like to add that in its plural form, is meteoritos . However, on the list of languages given in your site, there is a minor error, in english, for the word Portugese

Re: [meteorite-list] 360* images again

2007-10-20 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Philippe, Nice photos of NWA 4536 that you have on your site. Merci for sharing them with the List. Is this a found meteorite? José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Philippe Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Saturday, October 20,

Re: [meteorite-list] Carancas: Impact crater vs. impact hole

2007-10-21 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Sterling, Bernd and List, The iron impactor versus a stone impactor mentioned in the email, is a very interesting concept! As a matter of interest and regarding the Carancas meteorite impact, has anyone taken taken pics. of the reported mushroom cloud mentioned in your email? Regards,

Fw: [meteorite-list] Michael Johnson's News Article of the Day!

2006-09-09 Thread Jose Campos
Congratulations to you Michael Johnson! A nice article. José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 5:46 PM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Michael Johnson's News Article

Re: [meteorite-list] Viva Allende !

2006-09-16 Thread Jose Campos
To all Mexicans on this List: Yes, Viva Mexico on today's Independence Day! Viva Allende! and Viva Zapata! ( Marlon Brando, 1952 movie) - maybe one day they might find a nice 235kg Zapata iron meteorite...:) But: and I quote Doug: Viva MEXICO Cabrones ! Cabrones José Campos Portugal

Re: [meteorite-list] Trip to Yemen

2006-10-19 Thread Jose Campos
Hello Pierre, Merci for sharing your interesting pictures on your trip to Yemen. The 2 pictures on Al Zeia Beni Morah are really spectacular! Pity you did not find any meteorites there - perhaps next time! José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Pelé Pierre-Marie [EMAIL

Fw: [meteorite-list] Trip to Yemen

2006-10-19 Thread Jose Campos
- Original Message - From: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Pelé Pierre-Marie [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Meteorite List meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2006 10:03 PM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Trip to Yemen Hello Pierre, Merci for sharing your

[meteorite-list] perfect meteorite!! Repeat?

2003-08-02 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, Tom, I would just like to add that it's a fine looking meteorite and I was very interested in seeing it. Thanks for sharing the picture. José Campos

Fw: [meteorite-list] Roman meteorite impact forced Cristianity

2003-08-14 Thread Jose Campos
- Original Message - From: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 10:48 PM Subject: Fw: [meteorite-list] Roman meteorite impact forced Cristianity Hi List, As a Portuguese, I am able to give you a more detailed translation of the article

Re: [meteorite-list] Massive Blackout Hits Northeastern States

2003-08-14 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Mark and List, Can someone please let me know if the JFK Airport has also been affected? My daughter suppose to be leaving NY on a BAA flight for London (and then Lisbon), today, at 07h30 NY time.Here at home, we are watching CNN and following the situation through TV - they are now

Re: [meteorite-list] Massive Blackout Hits Northeastern States

2003-08-14 Thread Jose Campos
- Original Message - From: David Freeman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 11:31 PM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Massive Blackout Hits Northeastern States Dear Jose; According to the latest from the NBC news, the power should be back

Fw: [meteorite-list] PV Website - Faster

2003-08-18 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Robert and List, Robert's Portales Valley website is now much faster to download! Nice pics too. Rob, your PV 2555 gram slice is super! The $$ is super too!! Great specimens really worth seeingand having! Congrats. José Campos - Original Message - From: Robert Woolard [EMAIL

Fw: [meteorite-list] How s(low) can it get...

2003-08-27 Thread Jose Campos
Hi John and others, So it is also called the Venus stone...? Which part of her anatomy does it represent? One of her breasts or...something else? Perhaps with a bit of luck someone might find Venus (de Milo) missing arms too? Unless some darned dog, (a cousin of the Nahkla dog?) from the island

Fw: [meteorite-list] re: BAZA DESSERT??? (slightly OT)

2003-08-27 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Steve Arnold (Chicago), Marco (Holland) and List: I can confirm that Portugal has no real desert land. Marco's description of the SE area of Spain - Almeria - is quite a good one. The driest land in Portugal is a small strip alongside the western banks of the Guadiana river, close to the

Fw: [meteorite-list] re: meteorite photography scales

2003-09-05 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List ...10 millimeters in a cube...2.57 cubes in a inch, etc. Certainly he means: 10 mm per SIDE... It's 10 mm = 2.54 In a CUBE there is 10x10x10 mm = 1 cm3 Perhaps the T on the cube stands for Top? What about the other letters? José Campos - Original Message -

Fw: Fw: [meteorite-list] re: meteorite photography scales

2003-09-05 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List and DNAndrews, Oops! Sorry folks! DNA you are quite right! That's what happens when one sometimes writtes in a haste... Correction: 10 mm = 1 cm = 0,3937007 of an inch José Campos - Original Message - From: DNAndrews [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc

Fw: [meteorite-list] AW: meteorite photography scales more

2003-09-05 Thread Jose Campos
Hey Sergey! Tks for the link to the pic! And for the info. Now THAT is a cube! (...proportional to the size of the meteorite? LOL!) Norbert, Tks for you info too. I kind of thought that perhaps the other (visible) letters of the cube on several photos that I have seen, might stand for North,

Fw: [meteorite-list] AW: meteorite photography scales more

2003-09-05 Thread Jose Campos
PROTECTED] To: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2003 1:05 AM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] AW: meteorite photography scales more Hi List, We do not seem to know for sure what the letters on the cube stand for, so do they even need to be there? Can

Fw: [meteorite-list] Re: anyone with 1/2 million? a Zagami for You

2003-09-05 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, Again, on a lighter note: Regarding the 3rd photo of the $450.000 Zagami meteorite in the e-bay site, I suppose that the flat cube shown goes nicely with the meteorite's shown value! Who cares if there is no 1 (vertical mark) visible...perhaps the owner had in mind a...2D space frame.

Fw: [meteorite-list] Oroville California, Iron.

2003-09-15 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, According to the Catalogue of Meteorites, BM(NH), the Oroville 54 lb iron was found in 1893 at Butte County, Calif. and it gives the following coordinates: 39 deg 41' N 121 deg 38' W. mentioning that it was found 10 miles N of Oroville, according to O.C.Farrington, Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci.

[meteorite-list] meteorites from Phobos?

2003-09-17 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List and Ron, Ron Balk's "Mars Global Surveyor Images September 11-17, 2003" email sent yesterday to meteorite-list has as allways, many interesting images from Mars, but I would like to call your attention to the one under "Boulders on Phobos (Released 16 Sept. 2003)

[meteorite-list] meteorites from Phobos?

2003-09-20 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Al Mitt and List, Regarding my question, thanks to those of you who shared your oppinions on the possibility of meteorites coming from Phobos (or Deimos) and reaching Earth. The article on the Kaidun meteorite,as havingits probable originfrom Phobos, was most interesting to read. Jose

Fw: [meteorite-list] Meteorite from Jupiter

2003-09-22 Thread Jose Campos
Hi John Gwilliam! Thanks to add some good humour to our List! It must have been one HELL OF A WALLOP!!! - Poor Jupiter... Perhaps it was caused by... asteroid Cheung???.. José Campos - Original Message - From: John Gwilliam [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday,

Re: [meteorite-list] Tsavorites

2003-09-27 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Charlie and List, That's a nice, informative page on Tsavorites: It's interesting to notice that they come in different colours: pink, brown, orange, yellow, besides the perhaps more familiar, pretty green. Also, check on Tsavorite's refractive index, as well as it's dispersion value - as

[meteorite-list] Italy's power outage!

2003-09-28 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, Prehaps some of you might not know yet that early this Sunday morning at +-04h00 local time, Italy was hit by a national power outage, affecting some 58 million italians. That obviously includes Matteo! José

Fw: [meteorite-list] Mystery Meteorite

2003-10-04 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Kevin and List, The Catalogue of Meteorites, British Mus. (Nat. Hist.), lists under Imilac, several masses that went to a few Museums, and I quote: from it: ...a 3.8 kg Harvard Univ., of Ollague; - again, under Specimens, it lists ...[1927,88] 240g slice, and fragments, 3g of Ollague, as in

Fw: [meteorite-list] Wales Meteor

2003-10-04 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Mike, Charles and List, If this Wales fireball did produce a meteorite, it would be interesting to find out IF there was any possible sightings from shipping (and probably from aircrafts too), that might happen to be in the, or close to, the area of the fall? José Campos - Original

Re: [meteorite-list] Orissa India--- Of Floods,meteorites and Man-and Turtles too

2003-10-10 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Mike Farmer, Atul Kumar and List, First of all, many thanks to M.F. for his very interesting emails on India and his "adventures" in meteorite-chasing there. I am pleased to know that he has a fragment already and that, probably against all odds, burocracy, etc, he has managed to

Re: [meteorite-list] Large Ice Age Floods Moved 16-Ton Willamette Meteorite To Oregon

2003-10-11 Thread Jose Campos
Hi AL and List, Has anyone answered to AL's interesting, pertinent question? José - Original Message - From: almitt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Ron Baalke [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Meteorite Mailing List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 9:05 PM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list]

Fw: [meteorite-list] Orissa India--- Of Floods,meteorites and Man-and Turtles too

2003-10-11 Thread Jose Campos
6 x 4 kms? It won't fit in my room! LOL! Regards to you all. José Campos - Original Message - From: David Freeman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jose Campos [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2003 1:25 AM Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Orissa India--- Of Floods,meteorites and Man

Re: [meteorite-list] Large Ice Age Floods Moved 16-Ton Willamette Meteorite To Oregon

2003-10-11 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Ron, I did not notice the smiley at the end of the question! But thanks for your clarification. Best wishes, José Campos - Original Message - From: Ron Baalke [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Meteorite Mailing List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2003 6:19 PM Subject: Re:

Re: [meteorite-list] Orissa India--- Of Floods,meteorites and Man-and Turtles too

2003-10-11 Thread Jose Campos
an endless source of interesting information and not only about meteorites and space! I am so happy that it gets such a wide variety of contributions from the varied membership! Nancy Strand Petersburg (Ask me about wild Alaska salmon!), Alaska Original Message Follows From: Jose

Re: [meteorite-list] California Burning

2003-10-26 Thread Jose Campos
Michael Blood, I am sorry about the sad news of your email. All Portuguese TV stations have shown images of California burning, on the news. Less than 2 months ago, we had the same problem here: Vast areas of Portugal's forests went up in flames, with terrible consequences to the local wild life

Fw: [meteorite-list] Story of a cold search Find!

2003-11-05 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Norm! Many thanks for sharing your story/pictures. Congratulations! That's the way to go! Also, congratulations to Mike and to Kim for theirmeteorite discoveries too, on that same weekend! To make a discovery, sure its a SUPER thrill! José Campos - Original Message - From: N

Fw: [meteorite-list] Stange Happenings in the Shop

2003-11-08 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Adam and List Scary stuff indeed, that "magic cleaning potion"! And to think that you had it in your luggage during your return flight... I'm pleased to know that everything ended OK. On a lighter note: That hippie who sold the "potion" to you, is the cousin of Harry Potter?? All

[meteorite-list] meteor velocity

2003-11-08 Thread Jose Campos
Hi George, Sorry for the delay in writting back to you. Many thanks for your interesting, prompt explanation! I am aware about the +- minimum amd maximum relative orbital speeds that meteors can attain on atmosphere entering, depending on how they encounter Earth. What surprised me was that

Fw: [meteorite-list] The Galaxy to Dust, Animal House and Odds

2003-11-10 Thread Jose Campos
Hello John, Interesting concept indeed! I recall to having read, in the early 60's, when I was around 16 yrs old, a small sicence fiction pocket book (soft cover), where eventually, a spacecraft manned by humans, after travelling far away into our space, they realized that they had come out of

[meteorite-list] Mars in True Color (almost)

2003-11-15 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, I would like to call you attention on to the very nice image sentyesterday by Ron Baalke to the List, of an interesting area of Mars surface: Mars in True Color (almost) (Released 14 November 2003) http://themis.la.asu.edu/zoom-20031114a.html I think that it is really worth to

Fw: [meteorite-list] Authentic Moon Rock *g*

2003-11-19 Thread Jose Campos
Yes, I agree Steve, It's a case to say it - a la Star Wars: MAY THE SOURCE BE WITH YOU! José - Original Message - From: Steve Schoner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: MARK BOSTICK [EMAIL PROTECTED]; M come Meteorite Meteorites [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Meteorite List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday,

Fw: [meteorite-list] Non-magnetic Brick Meteorite on eBay

2003-11-21 Thread Jose Campos
Well, it has one MAJOR FLAW: According to the seller, this rock does not photograph well... What a pity! Otherwise, we could always call it the smiling rock... I bet that the density of this thick brick is directly proportional to the density of the seller's brain... Too much neutron compression??

Fw: [meteorite-list] NWA 984 TKW

2003-11-22 Thread Jose Campos
Title: Nachricht Hi Hupes and List, I thought that, for a new meteorite to be given an official NWA number (or name), as part of the info to be supllied, would be to inform the know TKW at the time when it was found - and that later on, this amount could be updated if necessary, as more

Fw: [meteorite-list] Seven New Galaxy Class Meteorites on eBay

2003-11-23 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Sterling, I was astounded at the contents of your email and I found them to be a real eye-opener! Many thanks for sharing your personnal experience. It appears that eBay should take a more professional approach regarding situations such as the one you have just described. If I may, I would like

[meteorite-list] meteor velocity

2003-11-23 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Geoge Z. and Marco L. Thanks for your info and comments on meteor velocities. Marco, tks for calling my attention on to Hills Goda's paper on "Asteroids in the Atmosphere" - some 30pages! I am still going thru them. The diagrams plus the respective explanations given in this paper, are

Re: [meteorite-list] A Blast From Heaven?

2003-12-10 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Tracy, Tks. for your interesting info. I would like to know more about that island in the Azores (?) being watched for a possible massive landslide. If my memory is right, I think that I read (quite sometime ago, some 2 yrs ago or so), about something similar - but refering to one of the

Fw: [meteorite-list] Plagues, philadelphia, and meteorites

2003-12-13 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Tracy, David and List There is a 254 lb meteorite with the synonym Philadelphia Iron, but I don't think that's the same one, since you mention 1793 and this one was found in 1860 and its listed as the Cleveland meteorite. A 930g fragment is in the Philadelphia Mus. Acad. Sci. plus some slices,

[meteorite-list] Merry Xmas!!!

2003-12-24 Thread Jose Campos
Hello everybody in the List! I wish you and your Family, a Merry Christmas! Feliz Natal! Regards José Campos

Fw: [meteorite-list] the nuns want to go to tucson with me

2003-12-27 Thread Jose Campos
Hey, Steve from Chicago! Do like Clint Easwood did in SEVEN MULES FOR SISTER SARAH! Are they a bunch of 7 nuns?? Send them to Tucson riding mules - an on their way back, have the mules loaded with METEORITES of all kinds - including some meteorwrongs! After all that foul language seen on the List

Fw: [meteorite-list] To Mike Farmer

2003-12-27 Thread Jose Campos
I too, would like to extend mycondolences to Mike and his wife and I heartily agree with the sentiments expressed by James. José Campos Portugal - Original Message - From: Claudia Carroll To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, December 26, 2003 11:50 PM Subject: RE:

RE: Fw: [meteorite-list] the nuns want to go to tucson with me

2003-12-27 Thread Jose Campos
PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2003 4:59 PM To: Jose Campos; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Fw: [meteorite-list] the nuns want to go to tucson with me Good morning Jose and List, Jose, you must be referring to the 1970 Clint Eastwood movie, Two Mules for Sister Sara with Shirley MacLaine

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2003-12-31 Thread Jose Campos
Hi ALL List Members, In a few hours, we here in Portugal, will be celebrating 2004! We are on the same Time Zone as England - 2 hours behind the rest of continental Europe. To those of you who have allready entered 2004 - Happy New Year and a continuation of happy celebrations! To those

FW: [meteorite-list] saying good bye now.....

2004-01-02 Thread Jose Campos
Hello Tom, Im sorry about your news. I will miss your participation in this List, namely some interesting questions and points of view that so often you have raised in this List. I hope that you will be back soon! Best wishes, Jos Campos Portugal -Original Message- From:

FW: [meteorite-list] Mad Cow and Vaca Muerta

2004-01-03 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Taurus the Bull, That cow that jumped over the moon, was afterwards it on the head and killed by a stony-iron meteorite. This same meteorite later became aptly known as Vaca Muerta, which, in Spanish means "Dead Cow"... Some scientists suspect that the cow was already mad, before

FW: [meteorite-list] Mad Cow and Vaca Muerta

2004-01-03 Thread Jose Campos
Hi again! Sorry, I mean "hit" - not "it"... José -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Jose CamposSent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 1:00 AMTo: [EMAIL PROTECTED]Subject: FW: [meteorite-list] Mad Cow and Vaca Muerta Hi Taurus the

[meteorite-list] Spanish fireball also seen from north of Portugal

2004-01-06 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, I can confirm that the fireball was also seen from several places in northern Portugal. The portuguese newspaper "Correio da Manhã" on its issue dated Tuesday 06 Jan 2004 (page 16), has another article on this fireball. Here is a summary of it: Meteor shower on the Iberian

RE: [meteorite-list] Stardust Flyby Images of Comet Wild 2

2004-01-07 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Ron, Great, most interesting animation! It seems that there was a very faint trace of a short, fan-shaped coma, seen from the comet's nucleous towards it's UPPER direction (as the picture is shown). Many thanks for sharing it with us. Jos Campos -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [meteorite-list] Stardust Flyby Images of Comet Wild 2

2004-01-07 Thread Jose Campos
Yes Ron, offcourse the spacecraft was well inside the coma at the time these series of images were taken; The double image effect is more noticeable on the 6th and 7th images; however, my impression of a very faint trace of a possible short fan tail, came from viewing the first 3 images.

[meteorite-list] A fragment of the recent spanish fireball found?

2004-01-08 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List - and Marco, Here is my translation of a spanish news article, dated 08/January 2004: "A man who lives in Fuentes de Ropel, Zamora, says he has found debris of the meteorite that he believes is the same one that fell down on Sunday on the peninsula. He said that he found it

FW: [meteorite-list] New fall in Spain

2004-01-08 Thread Jose Campos
Hi Mark Ford, It seems that the spanish authorities sent in somemembers of its Army and a few helicoptersscouting the possible area of fall because, according to thespanish news media, quite a number of phone callsmade by members of the public who saw it, mentioned a "possible burning

FW: [meteorite-list] Meteoroid Impact A Possible (But Unlikely) Cause of Beagle 2 Failure

2004-01-13 Thread Jose Campos
Hi List, I would assume that the ...leading expert of the Agency mentioned the probable cause of Beagle-2 failure, as a METEOROID, - and not a meteorite - hitting the rover during its flight to Mars - news reporters (in any country!) seldom do get the Astronomy/Astronautics story right...even

FW: [meteorite-list] Wow - Look at this pic from Meridiani Planum

2004-01-25 Thread Jose Campos
Title: Nachricht Hi Bernhard and List, It is certainly a most interesting image! What is the distance from the rover to that martian outcrop? Any guesses? Perhaps Ron Baalke canhelp us? Have a nice Sunday, Jos Campos -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

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