Saturday, December 6, 2008

Another meteor in Colorado

Capture by astronomer Chris Peterson

On December 6th at 1:28 a.m. MST, a stunning meteor [ superbolides ] lit up the sky near Colorado Springs, Colorado as captured by astronomer Chris Peterson. Said Chris, "In seven years of operation, this is the brightest fireball I've ever recorded. I estimate the terminal explosion at magnitude -18, more than 100 times brighter than a full Moon."

Canadian November 20th meteorite

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

me and my fiance were driving on I70 thur night and saw the fireball it was so bright and beautiful. how cool!