(meteorobs) Daylight Fireball August 27, 2011

Robert Lunsford lunro.imo.usa at cox.net
Sun Aug 28 20:06:28 EDT 2011

The American Meteor Society has received several reports of a rare daylight fireball over the state of Minnesota, plus southern Manitoba, and western Ontario.  This event occurred near 5:15pm CDT Saturday afternoon August 27th. Of the half dozen reports received so far, white is the most mentioned color. The average brightness reported by witnesses was between the light produced by a full moon and that of the sun.

In the AMS fireball table, located at:

Refer to event #920 for 2011. This reference number is subject to a slight change.

Clear Skies!
Robert Lunsford
American Meteor Society

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