(meteorobs) Fw: Fireball Report 09/06/05 00:03 , NYC
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From: NAMN Fireball Reports <namn at namnmeteors.org>
Subject: Fireball Report 09/06/05 00:03 , NYC
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 04:59:23 +0000
Your Town/State/Country? Garden City, Ny
Date and Time? 09/06/05 00:03
What compass direction did the fireball appear from? south
What compass direction did the fireball DISAPPEAR from? north
How long, in seconds, were you able to see it in the sky? 1
How many degrees off the horizon was it when it APPEARED?
(As a reference, a closed fist held at arm's length is
approximately 10 degrees.)
How many degrees off the horizon was it when it DISAPPEARED? 20
How bright did it appear?
Like a star, Venus, the Moon, or the setting Sun?
Did it have any color(s)? yellow/white
Did it appear to fall apart as it went by? What did that look like?
Did it leave a persistent streak in the sky after it was gone?
How long did that last?
How fast did it move? Use a 1 to 5 scale, 1 being
VERY slow, and 5 being extremely quick.
Did you hear a sound?
If yes, what was the time delay from sighting to sound?
What is the closest Town/State to where you saw the fireball?
Please put any additional remarks, sketches, drawings, etc. below:
Like a flash bulb, never saw anything like it in NYC or anywhere else.
Regular, fast, upper atmosphere just very bright for New York City, Very
PS Sorry GPS no help for Degress
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