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18 February 2012

MBIQ Detects Wisconsin / Iowa / Illinois / Indiana Meteor 17FEB2012

MBIQ Detects Wisconsin / Iowa / Illinois / Indiana Meteor 17FEB2012
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Reports:

2/17/2012 Jordan Heeter LaCrosse, WI USA 11:35(ish) pm central time 7-8 seconds NW to SE Bright blue ball with very long bright blue tail;a hint of orange at the tip of tail As bright as Venus Didn't notice;wasn't looking for The most exciting atmospheric event I've yet seen!

2/17/2012 brittany rockford il 23:23:00 7 seconds nwest travel bright red flame with tail sun no no

17FEB20012 Alyce Dolphin Cascade, IA 11:25 Central Time about 3 seconds.   NNE falling nearly straight down Green like a large planet falling down about twice the brightness as Venus No and without a tail.   Almost looked like a large falling firework.  I saw it from inside the house while looking out the window and it was easily seen through branches of a large tree behind the garage.  It fell fairly quickly, but not fast.  Like it was a green planet that glided down.  I could only see it from the top of the window, about 45 degrees up in the sky and for about 4 fingers down at arms length to behind the garage roof.  I have seen only a couple of other shooting stars that same size and color, but usually with a streak.  This one was a bit slower with no streak.


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MBIQ Bot Data

Elkhorn, Wisconsin arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News" by searching for Bright green ball shooting across Wisconsin sky on February 17th, 2012.
14:57:18 -- 6 minutes ago

Milwaukee, Wisconsin arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News" by searching for green fireball falling from sky.
14:47:37 -- 17 minutes ago

Twin Lakes, Wisconsin arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: MBIQ Detects Oman Meteor 15FEB2012" by searching for meteor february 2012.
14:44:07 -- 21 minutes ago

Oak Lawn, Illinois arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Chicago Meteor Fireball ~9:10 pm CST 17FEB2011" by searching for february 17th meteor.
14:43:32 -- 22 minutes ago

Port Byron, Illinois arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Florida Bright Green Meteor 5SEP2011" by searching for green shooting star.
14:41:14 -- 24 minutes ago

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