[meteorite-list] Fireballs Explode over Russia (Video)

From: Chris Peterson <clp_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 19:58:56 -0600
Message-ID: <5015EA60.6020901_at_alumni.caltech.edu>

Assuming it's not doctored video, I'd say this is space debris. There's
nothing to suggest it gets close to the ground. Meteors stop being
luminous while still many kilometers high, unless they are crater
producers... and we would have heard about that!


Chris L Peterson
Cloudbait Observatory

On 7/29/2012 11:19 AM, Shawn Alan wrote:
> Hello Listers,
> With all the meteor sightings and you tube videos happening more and more, here is another video to add to the list :). I am not sure what to say about the video, but I have to say its cool to watch. Down below is the introduction to the article and the link to the website with the video, enjoy.
> An amazing
> video on YouTube shows streaking fireballs bursting through the atmosphere and
> striking the ground somewhere in Russia.
> The video,
> designated as a UFO sighting by the channel owner, includes the rarest of
> moments, when an apparent meteor becomes a meteorite by actually striking the
> Earth.
> Two amazed
> Russians, in the right place, at the right time and armed with a good video
> camera, stand in awe as the streaking fireballs appear in the morning sky and
> plummet through the atmosphere.
> http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474981503412
> Shawn Alan
Received on Sun 29 Jul 2012 09:58:56 PM PDT

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