[AZ-Observing] Re: meteorite photographed hitting Earth

  • From: AJ Crayon <acrayon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 21:31:17 -0700

Sheryl, can you give position and direction in the sky for both of these 
meteors?  This can help to determine if it is from a know shower or, as 
Jeff Hopkins wrote, a real Gambardella Meteor.

Still hoping for clear skies for all,

Sheryl Gambardella wrote:

>I came on line tonight to ask if anyone else saw the spectacularly bright
>meteor tonight at 7:05 PM... and what are you talking about but meteors! I
>didn't catch this on film, obviously, but saw a very bright "strobe" flash
>on the house wall as I was entering and turned to see another very bright
>green flash and streak ending just above the horizon due south of me. Both
>the first and second were bright enough to cast a shadow. My son who was on
>the north side of the house at the time also called out in surprise from the
>reflected light which he thought was blue. It absolutely was the brightest
>meteor I have ever seen- if it was a meteor and not de-orbited space junk.
>Anyone else see this?
>Sheryl Gambardella
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Joe Orman" <joe.orman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 6:13 PM
>Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: meteorite photographed hitting Earth

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