Updated:2013-08-22

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2001-10-27 : Mer du Nord (Scotland)

Spatial and Temporal Informations

Place of observation
(Mer du Nord, Scotland)
Date of observation
October 27, 2001 19h 20mn 20s 2s LT
October 27, 2001 19h 20mn 20s 2s UT
Fireball duration
3 s
Initial velocity
30 km/s
Start height of bolide
120 km
Terminal height of bolide
35 km
Trajectory slope (// horizontal)
22-23
Ground path of the fireball
~250 km

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Physical and kinetics Informations

Maximum absolute magnitude
-14 -> -20
Sound
no sounds are reported

Lien

The Society for Popular Astronomy
The North Sea Fireball of October 27-28, 2001
February 15, 2002
Dutch Meteor Society
Extremely Bright Fireball on October 27, 2001 at 19:20:20 UT
November 2, 2001
Royal Netherlands Meteorological institut
Infrasound from a bright bolide over the North Sea
October , 2001

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