30 July 2013

MBIQ Detects - Jamaica / Cayman Islands / Honduras / Mexico / Cuba Fireball Meteor? 29JUL2013

MBIQ Detects Jamaica / Cayman Islands  / Honduras / Mexico /Cuba Meteor?
Approx. 22'00 Local 29JUL2013 - Confirmed!
LONG DURATION! 30 secs or more.  MAY be space trash?!
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MBIQ Detects Jamaica / Cayman Islands / Honduras /Cuba / Mexico Meteor 29JUL2013
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Posted on YouTube by Nilda Bonzon 27 views
George Town Dock looses sight behind the clouds going over West Bay where it broke into dozens of pieces and turned orange and freaked out a bunch of us!
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29 july 2013 Meteor over Grand Caymen--Warning- FOUL language
Posted to Youtube by cole rockman 6 views

Initial Sighting Reports-
29JUL2013 Charles Dumont Duncan,Jamaica 22:00:00 45 seconds West Orange fireball with two others training, sparks. Moon Yes. Looked like sparks. Video but nothing shows up.

29JUL2013 Raquel Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica 9:30 P.M. Exceeded 20 seconds Moved North from West direction White, Yellow Moon Yes Very long tail, seemed almost parallel to earth, disappeared into Haze. Visible long enough to see it, walk out towards better visibility and watch decline. Largest, most powerful meteor ever seen to date.

29JUL2013 Tom Grand Cayman (south side of the island) 2230 (GMT+6) 10 seconds passing over us but could see it in the distance for longer E-W Green and Red As bright as plane lights. At first, thought it was a plane 4 or 5 of them all travelling in line silent. 4 or 5 meteors all travelling slowly across the sky

MBIQ Sample Data Set-
George Town, Cayman Islands arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News" by searching for did anyone see the meteor tonight.
12:28:32 -- 12 minutes ago

George Town, Cayman Islands arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29JUL2013" by searching for meteors seen 29 july 2013.
12:41:17 -- 3 minutes ago

Ocho Rios, Saint Ann, Jamaica arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News" by searching for meteor falling to earth.
12:51:31 -- 1 minute ago

5 other data points from George Town, Cayman Islands

NOTE- This event was likely seen in Cuba as well.

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Rae (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands) said...

Was heading south from the eastern side of the island and saw this coming towards us, thought it was the helicopter, it was gliding so smoothly and sort of went to the side of us as we stopped on the side of the road and then we noticed how it had other stars and fireballs/meteors on the side of it and trailing behind it green and orange and bits of purple as it headed north east! Amazing sight to see!

Chris Hughes said...

While sitting in Dukes restaurant on Grand Cayman I witnessed what appeared to be 5-6 meteors flying in a cluster for about 45 seconds across the sky. They were moving quite slow and everyone in the restaurant stopped and was watching it. One of the craziest sites I have ever seen for sure!