(meteorobs) Fireball over SW USA ..and ANOTHER!
stange34 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jan 20 03:06:44 EST 2009
If this keeps up all that will be needed is a butterfly net.... for
----- Original Message -----
From: "stange" <stange34 at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Global Meteor Observing Forum" <meteorobs at meteorobs.org>
Sent: 2009/01/19 22:05
Subject: Re: (meteorobs) Fireball over SW USA ..and ANOTHER!
> 2153 PST tonight, moments ago. Another big one in the same area. Looks
> 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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