Re- Entry over Sydney Australia. (fwd)

Neil Clifford (clifford@astro.ox.ac.uk)
Mon, 13 Oct 1997 10:03:17 +0100 (BST)

Just fished this out of my mailbox - any takers?

|>Message-Id: <199710120740.RAA12128@aus.compassnet.com.au>
|>From: "Wayne Banks" <wcb@aus.compassnet.com.au>
|>To: <neil@satellite.eu.org>
|>Subject: Re- Entry over Sydney Australia.
|>Date: Sun, 12 Oct 1997 17:46:47 -0700
|>
|>G'day Neil
|>
|>My name is Wayne Banks and Ilive in Sydney Australia, I was wondering if
|>you could help me identify an object that appeared to enter the atmosphear
|>last night. 
|>
|>Date : 11th October 
|>
|>Time : Approx 1615 hrs Australian EST
|>
|>Position : Viewed from Western Sydney It was NNE at about  45Degrees from
|>the horizon. Heading in a Westerly Direction.
|>
|>Appearance : Bright Greenish Star with long trail behind it.
|>
|>Duration :  5 seconds approx.
|>
|>It appeared to be to slow to be a metiorite or as they are known a shooting
|>star.
|>
|>I hope you cane help me.
|>
|>Regards
|>
|>Wayne Banks.