[meteorite-list] Re: Big Behind Fireball

From: John Gwilliam <jkgdiver_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:32 2004
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At 07:44 PM 12/6/00 -0500, GeoZay_at_aol.com wrote:

> >>Ok, yea yea yea...it me, Joel. Time to quit the fun and games and talk
> serious here. While I was going for a walk tonight, here in Amarillo, TX,
> ABOUT 5:40 CDT, in the south sky I saw a BIG ASS FIREBALL, the sun hadn't
> set yet and there was still a large amount of sunlight. It was changing
> colors from Green to white, and here is the coolest part, I saw it dropping
> pieces, much like the Peekskill fireball. This is the first fireball like
> this I have ever seen, nothing like a "shooting star". I followed it across
> the sky, it was headed, what looked like S to SW. Anyone else see this?
> >>
> >From your description, it sounds like a piece of re entering space
> debris or

It sounds like 7 or 8 beers to me.


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