(meteorobs) Fireball over SW USA ..and ANOTHER!
stange34 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jan 20 01:05:11 EST 2009
2153 PST tonight, moments ago. Another big one in the same area. Looks like
S.Calif. is a fireball magnet lately, this being the third in one day.
(will post picture & movie on website in an hour)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Lunsford" <lunro.imo.usa at cox.net>
To: "Global Meteor Observing Forum" <meteorobs at meteorobs.org>
Sent: 2009/01/19 15:33
Subject: (meteorobs) Fireball over SW USA
> The American Meteor Society has received over two dozen reports of a
> brilliant fireball occurring over southern California. The event occurred
> 5:33pm PST on January 18 (01:33 UT Jan 19) and was widely observed over
> southern half of California, western Nevada, and western Arizona
> the Phoenix area).
> There are a wide range of magnitude estimates but we can safely assume
> object was at least as bright as the full moon, magnitude -13.
> Summaries of these reports may be viewed on the AMS website at:
> See event #42.
> Clear Skies!
> Robert Lunsford
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