(meteorobs) Alaskan Fireball - April 23, 2005 - 2AM PDT
marco.langbroek at wanadoo.nl
Tue Apr 26 18:04:32 EDT 2005
Kim Youmans wrote:
>>>> The main reason Kempen's sighting sounds more like junk than a
>>>> meteor is that it exhibited color, Brown said.
>>>> "Meteors don't have any blue or green or any colors," he said. "Most
>>>> of the meteors are just rocks."
> Neal Brown, director of the space grant
> program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
> Geophysical Institute
We all know meteors can be blue and green or any color - enough said.
Also, there is no decay candidate for April 23.
So this likely was a meteor, and highly unlikely space junk.
Its the same old story over and over again -sigh- .....
Dr Marco Langbroek
Dutch Meteor Society (DMS)
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