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Re: (meteorobs) november 5 fireball



Sounds like it may have been a Taurid fireball.
They often break up and are of long duration. 
In which part of the sky did it appear?

Jure

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> Od: Sean Barker <barke009@hotmail.com>
> Za: meteorobs@jovian.com
> Zadeva: (meteorobs) november 5 fireball
> Datum: 6. november 1999 18:58
> 
> I know nothing about this sort of thing but i ended up here because i was 
> searching the net for info on an object i saw in the sky above Raleigh NC in 
> the very early morning of november 5 (12-1am).  it was very big and bright 
> starting white and growing and brightening to gree before breaking up into 
> several smaller pieces which faded to orange and disappeared before reaching 
> the horizon.  the general direction was from east to southeast.  duration 
> was 3-5 sec.  i was so awe-struck that i was surprised i heard nothing about 
> it in the news the next day.  did anyone else on the planet see this, or 
> should i have said no to that last beer?  help and explain please.
> 
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