[meteorite-list] BIG FIREBALL OBSERVED
From: Joel Warren <marley2010_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:32 2004
How do you distinguish space junk from a meteorite? Colors?
From: David Freeman <dfreeman_at_fascination.com>
To: Jake Marley <marley2010_at_usa.com>
Sent: December 7, 2000 1:23:13 AM GMT
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] BIG FIREBALL OBSERVED
Space junk, just space junk.
Jake Marley wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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
> 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
> the sky, it was headed, what looked like S to SW. Anyone else see this?
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