[meteorite-list] Fox reporting meteor shower grounding planes

From: Chris Peterson <clp_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 21:34:05 -0600
Message-ID: <4FE2962D.3090800_at_alumni.caltech.edu>

There was a bright daylight fireball over northeast Colorado today (20
June) at about 12:40 PM MDT. I have many reports from Colorado, as well
as Wyoming, Nebraska, and New Mexico. I've talked to a number of news
organizations and tried to give them accurate info... it's not easy. I
didn't talk to Fox.

The fireball was a couple hundred miles from the Springer fire.
Obviously, a meteor isn't any threat to airplanes, but they operate as
they operate.

There appears to be no video, no radar, and no reports of sonics for
this event.


Chris L Peterson
Cloudbait Observatory

On 6/20/2012 9:18 PM, Richard Montgomery wrote:
> List,
> Just now on the top-of-the-hour 8pm pacific-time headline Fox radio I
> heard, as best as I can re-quote,
> "Fire-fighting planes in Colorado's Fort Collin's major fire are
> grounded due to what's being reported as a meteor shower.."
> Hmmmm...that's got to be a long event....what does everyone thing of
> this???
Received on Wed 20 Jun 2012 11:34:05 PM PDT

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