[meteorite-list] Bolide Graphics /Follow up Interviews

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:35 2004
Message-ID: <200107261910.MAA00975_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

> I spoke with a Mike Shepard at Bloomsberg College yesterday. A planetary
> science type--he both observed the meteor and was also asked to look
> into the alleged cornfield damage. (incidentally the video footage I
> reported seeing from the news helicopter was NOT the site in question.
> The corn field site shown on the ground was not the same site used in
> the overhead shot in the teaser)

The cornfield where the helicopter took footage had holes in the corn leaves,
which a farmer remarked were worm holes.

The other cornfield (originally reported as being "scorched", but later changed
to being as one leaf being "scorched") was described as having
"BB-like holes", which may also be worm damage.

Ron Baalke
Received on Thu 26 Jul 2001 03:10:06 PM PDT

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