From: Alexander Seidel <ase_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:42:01 2004
colin wade wrote:
> hi list
> bright light w-e 2sec to cover overhead to 30deg above east horizon , no
> trail ,& extinguished like a lamp
> time 1600gmt ,+3hrs local 25.43n 50.78e .
> sunset too early for something that fast (& therfore low ).
> don't want to waste a wish on a satellite , do they fly that fast ?
No, they definitely donīt! Even a very low altitude (in terms of km/mi
above sea level that could be 200 km/125 mi) satellite will be MUCH
slower in apparant angular speed than what you observed. What you saw
may have been a bright meteor (bolide).
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