(meteorobs) Fireball Report Feb 8, 12:45 AM (approx) EST, Midlothian, VA (fwd)
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Subject: Fireball Report Feb 8, 12:45 AM (approx) EST, Midlothian, VA
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2004 01:05:59 -0500 (EST)
Your Name? Ron Magnusson
Your Town/State/Country? Midlothian, VA, USA
Date and Time? Feb 8, 12:45 AM (approx) EST
What compass direction did the fireball appear from? NW
What compass direction did the fireball DISAPPEAR from? SW
How long, in seconds, were you able to see it in the sky? 3
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? 10
How bright did it appear?
Like a star, Venus, the Moon, or the setting Sun?
>venus <<moon like a roman candle
Did it have any color(s)? green
Did it appear to fall apart as it went by? What did that look like?
Yes. Broke up into several smaller pieces
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:
Originated near Betelgeuse in Orion and moved SW.
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