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Old July 27th 14, 11:32 PM posted to uk.sci.astronomy
Hils[_4_]
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Default Fireball over Somerset

Seen over North Somerset today at 2203 UTC, SW to NE, duration about 2s,
about a quarter the diameter of the moon, brighter than a full moon.
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Old August 5th 14, 11:39 AM posted to uk.sci.astronomy
Alastair McDonald
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Default Fireball over Somerset


"Hils" wrote in message
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Seen over North Somerset today at 2203 UTC, SW to NE, duration about 2s,
about a quarter the diameter of the moon, brighter than a full moon.


Looks like it may have been an early Perseid.

----- Original Message -----
From: "SpaceWeather.com"
To: "SpaceWeather.com"
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2014 8:45 PM
Subject: Weekend fireballs kick off annual Perseid meteor shower


Space Weather News for July 27, 2014
http://spaceweather.com

WEEKEND FIREBALLS: Fireballs detected this weekend by NASA meteor cameras
signal the start of the annual Perseid meteor shower. The shower's peak
isn't due until August, but now might be the best time to look. Find out
why at http://spaceweather.com



 




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