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Fireball Sighting Near Philly?

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Posted by Tony Demark on September 6, 2001 13:28:04 UTC

I was driving to work this morning and saw what I can only classify as a fireball streaking across the sky. Did anyone else see it?


Time: 5:50 AM, EDT
Location: 75.39172W, 40.27534N
Object Moving from S to ENE in about 60 seconds.
Bright blue-white head. Intesity fairly steady till the end where it flickered for about 3 seconds.
White Smoke Trail
No sound

It must have been really high because about 1 degree of the white trail directly above where the sun would rise 15 minutes later was being illuminated by the sun.

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