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2001-10-14 : Columbie Brit./Alberta (Canada)

Spatial and Temporal Informations

Place of observation
(Columbie Brit./Alberta, Canada)
Date of observation
October 10, 2001 14h 22mn 1mn LT
October 10, 2001 20h 22mn 1mn UT
Fireball duration
~5 s


Fireball from Banff (Alberta)

Credit: Brad Gledhill
 Brad Gledhill walked on summit of Tunnel Montain The fireball is about 50 km altitude

Physical and kinetics Informations

Kinetic energy
0.25 kt TNT
The terminal burst was loud enough to activate the automatic doors (triggered by pressure plates) at the Lake Louise Inn.


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