[meteorite-list] Ontario meteor sighting confirmed by expert
From: Shawn Alan <shawnalan_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2014 12:23:47 -0700
Has there been North American fall yet this year that is confirmed?
Down below is an article for a confirmed sighting....
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Dozens of residents in southern Ontario said they thought they saw a
meteor streak across the sky Sunday afternoon, and an expert says there
is little doubt that is what they spotted.
"There are dash-cam videos I've seen already posted to the internet that
... clearly show what I would say is unequivocally a meteor," said Peter
Brown, a professor at Western University in London, Ont., who studies
meteors and meteorites.
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Many Ontarians took to social media or contacted the American Meteor
Society to report either a flash of light or a loud rumble.
The reports came from various southern Ontario communities and parts of
the United States.
The meteor society posted a comment from a person who said he was from
Toronto and described a bright flash.
Received on Mon 05 May 2014 03:23:47 PM PDT