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10/14/2018 Bright Green Fireball above Hawaii's Mauna Kea
« on: October 18, 2018, 06:46:45 PM »
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  • BRIGHT GREEN FIREBALL: For a split second on Oct. 14th, some of the largest telescopes in the world were temporarily blinded by a flash of light. It was a fireball, exploding above Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano with the luminosity of a waxing crescent Moon:




    To find the origin of this incredible meteoroid, Lucena created a constellation map of the sky behind the fireball. It seems to come from no known meteor shower. In other words, it is a "sporadic"--a random piece of space debris swept up by Earth as it orbits the sun.

    Read more at: www.spaceweather.com

    Lord have mercy.

     

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