Re: fireball from Almeria (Spain)

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:35:51 +0200
José Luis Ruiz via Seesat-l schreef op 1-6-2015 om 23:36:
> Time: 22:20 (local time) or 20:20 (UTC+0).
> Route: South (a 190º) to North (a 10º).
> Height to appear: A 50º
> Height to disappear: A 10º
> Brightness: -3 to -4
> Shape: Ellipse. Larger diameter: A 15'.
> Duration (time): 5 sec.
> Place: 36.8389N, 2.4497W

Hi José

With 5 seconds duration and seemingly quite an angular distance travelled in the 
sky, I suggest this is a meteoric fireball rather than a re-entry. Re-entries 
take longer (minutes in duration) and are much slower.

Marco


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