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Fri Nov 29, 2013, 07:37 PM

Fireballs converge on Earth

All Sky Fireball Network


In this diagram of the inner solar system, all of the fireball orbits intersect at a single point--Earth. The orbits are color-coded by velocity, from slow (red) to fast

Every night, a network of NASA all-sky cameras scans the skies above the United States for meteoritic fireballs. Automated software maintained by NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office calculates their orbits, velocity, penetration depth in Earth's atmosphere and many other characteristics. Daily results are presented here on Spaceweather.com.

On Nov. 29, 2013, the network reported 25 fireballs.
(23 sporadics, 1 Quadrantid, 1 November omega Oriond)


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Fri Nov 29, 2013, 07:59 PM

1. I had that once ...

changing my laundry detergent cleared it right up ...

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