Meteorite Action!

Monday April 25, 1966 Pennsylvania/New York (U.S.A)

It's 7:14 p.m., in Springfield, Massachusetts when George Gambino, a cameraman for WWLP-TV back from an assignment, spots a brilliant light streaking between the buildings of downtown. With his 16mm camera, he shoot the fireball a short time, move to better view and record again 15 seconds. The meteor, with low slope impact, has crossed a big part of Northeastern America, from south to north during about thirty seconds.
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Sunday September 05, 2010 Santander (Colombia)

Rumours go arround after fireball and explosion sighted in Santander country, Colombia. Crash plane? Military attack? Terrorists? In Bogota, the Colombian Interior Minister strongly deny, none of this A resident of Onzaga said object hit the El Morro's hill, another meteorite fell on his farm. The military and local authorities are dispatched to the place to search the probable fall area, even helicopters flying over country to find traces of impacts. But nothing ... Images taken by amateur photographers confirm the crossing of fireball but no meteorite was found.
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Saturday January 17, 2009 Maribo (Denmark)

6 weeks after the fireball observed in Northern Europe, and several days spent on field, Thomas Grau perform feat to find a unique, 25 gr, carbonaceous chondrite on Lolland's island in Denmark. Indeed, according to meteor's trajectory, there was a high probability that it falls in the Baltic Sea. In addition to hundreds eyewitness and noise report, fireball was caught on a surveillance video camera in Sweden and on an all sky camera in Netherlands.
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Wednesday April 14, 2010 Mifflin (U.S.A)

This evening, Nathan Alf was taking some pictures for a class project when he captured the photo of a lifetime "I was taking pictures of the grass then I looked over, I turned it over really quick and as I took the picture I was watching it happen right up in this sky. The fact that it was glowing green kind of freaked me out a little bit. Once I figured out that it was probably like a meteor or something I was just excited and amazed" Just after 22h the fall, meteorite was found.
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Sunday February 28, 2010 Košice (Slovakia/Hungary)

The fall of this meteorite has led to a beautiful Slovak-Hungarian cooperation! Night of February 28, despite the late hour, bunch of people were watching Olympics ice hockey finals on TV when they saw the intense light of fireball, illuminated streets and interior of apartments. Witnesses were even heard cannon-like burst. But the weather was bad and the Central European Fireball Network didn't take direct optical records of the bolide. Meteorite streak across North Hungary sky, where the weather was better, and after call witnesses, two videos of the meteor were published. Thanks to calibration of videos by members of the Hungarian Astronomical Association contributed (namely Igaz Antal) and trajectory analysis done by dr. Jiri Borovicka (Czech Academy of Sciences), a scientist Slovak team, under the leadership of Juraj Toth, found the first piece of meteorite in March 20, 2010.
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Monday July 23, 2001 Pennsylvania (U.S.A)

Paul Brown of Rochester, New York, caught fortuitously as he was out taking pictures of his children in his backyard that Monday evening when this meteorite light up like a second sun.Several witnesses in southern New York and north-central Pennsylvania also reported a loud series of sonic booms from this event, shaking houses and cars.
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Wednesday October 10, 2001 Columbie Brit./Alberta (Canada)

Brad Gledhill, visiting from Australia, in Banff National Park walked on summit of Tunnel Mountain when the daylight fireball appear above montainsThe terminal burst was loud enough to activate the automatic doors (triggered by pressure plates) at the Lake Louise Inn.
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Saturday October 27, 2001 Mer du Nord (Scotland)

Over thirty observations of this meteor were collected from England, Scotland, Northern Germany, from Netherlands, the oilfields of Valhalla Sea North, Belgium, Denmark, France, and various ship in North Sea.Coastguards were alerted to incident at Anglia and Kent sea after explosion noise was hearin
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Thursday November 28, 2002 Colorado (U.S.A)

This Fireball fell on Thanksgiving Day in United States.Five cameras captured the event: two from network DMNS: at Kent Denver School in Englewood and at Montrose High School, two other from allsky network in Albuquerque and Platteville and one from Xilinx Corporation, Longmont security camera.
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Wednesday July 09, 2003 Fresno (U.S.A)

Ch. 47 photographer Tony Kirkpatrick was interviewing a moviegoer outside the Manchester Theatre in central Fresno when he noticed the streak from the corner of his eye and turned his camera to capture a few seconds of it."I always shoot with both eyes open and noticed this bright light as I was shooting the interview,” Kirkpatrick said. At first I thought it was a police helicopter conducting a search nearby but when I didn’t hear the helicopter motor, I looked up to see what it was. About the same time, the theater crowd reacted to the light because it lit us up so much" Kirkpatrick said
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