A martian meteor and its parent comet

@article{Selsis2005AMM,
  title={A martian meteor and its parent comet},
  author={Franck Selsis and Mark T. Lemmon and Jeremie J. Vaubaillon and James F. Bell},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={435},
  pages={581}
}
An image of an extraterrestrial meteor was captured as a strange streak in the sky over Mars last year.Catch a falling starOn 7 March last year, a camera onboard Spirit, the Mars Exploration Rover, captured a curious streak across the martian sky. Now the numbers have been crunched and it can be confirmed that this was our first glimpse of a martian meteorite shower, the Cepheids, caused by debris in the orbit of comet 114P/Wiseman–Skiff.AbstractRegular meteor showers occur when a planet… CONTINUE READING
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