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18 October 2011

Soest, Germany / Holland Fireball Meteor 16OCT2011

Germany Allsky Capture 16OCT2011
(c) Olaf Gabel

http://www.chief-impactor.de/
some more info on the cam:
http://www.chief-impactor.de/meteorcam/index.html

just cut the video (xvid)
http://www.chief-impactor.de/meteorcam/soest.avi
Soest, Germany Fireball Meteor 2300 hrs 16OCT2011
a fireball the size of a grapefruit , melon flew past our car approximately 300 meters away and an approx hight of 10 meters it was very fast and very very bright. We didnt see it hit the ground because some trees got in the way. Soest NRW Germany, Niederbergheimer strasse at approx 11 O`clock.  -Hanna R.  Thank you Hanna!
Soest Meteor Sighting Location and German Allsky Capture Location 16OCT2011
(c) LunarMeteorite*Hunter 2011 / Google Earth
Two Dutch Allsky Cameras ALSO capture event!
Dear sitemaster,
I saw the following information on you website:
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/2011/10/soest-germany-fireball-meteor-16oct2011.html
This fireball was also photographed from Borne (the Netherlands) by my
all-sky station EN94 and also from Benningbroek (the Netherlands) by the
all-sky station EN95 of Jos Nijland.
My image is published on my website: http://results.all-sky.nl/ 
Direct link to the images is:
http://i594.photobucket.com/albums/tt27/All-Sky/2011/20111016-01.jpg

Beside this image I also made a simultaneous calculation of this event this
afternoon that is also published on my website:
www.all-sky.nl Direct link is: http://simultaneous.all-sky.nl/

And last but not least the event was also caught on video by Martin Breukers
from Hengelo (The Netherlands). See: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SbJAXEDpwk
Best regards, Peter van Leuteren www.all-sky.nl
Thank you Peter!


UPDATE:
Hi Dirk,
Turns out this fireball was actually over the northern Netherlands.
With an end-height of 34 km it is a borderline case for a dropper.
below calculations are by Peter van Leuteren based on the all-sky images from
Borne and Benningbroek (both in the Netherlands), see
http://simultaneous.all-sky.nl/
- Marco  Thank you Marco!



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