13 January 2014

Breaking News- Colorado Meteor 12JAN2014

Breaking News- Colorado Meteor approx 19:37 MST 12JAN2014- with Fragmentation!
7 Reports!
Likely also seen in Wyoming and Nebraska; perhaps Kansas.
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Colorado Meteor 12JAN2014
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Video and details-
I have this on exactly one camera, which makes sorting it out difficult.
Definitely a big bright one, possibly over the border into northern NM.
Local weather and just plain bad luck seems to have kept if off all the
other cameras that should have caught it.
Chris L Peterson
Cloudbait Observatory
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Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-
12JAN2014 Jennifer Fort Collins, CO 19:50:00 5 seconds Facing south, travelled east to west, left to right. Reddish/orangish color Like a dim firework Didn't see fragmentation Briefly went out before lighting up again for a second. No pictures.

12JAN2014 Caryn Hill Erie, Colorado 19:37/MST, PM 4 seconds Facing south, meteor traveled left to right, at an angle going down Green with a looooong tail Partial sun, lite up the ground Yes It was VERY bright and seemed VERY close!

12JAN2014 Katie Rom BOULDER, COLORADO 19:30:00 5-6 sec E-W White and green Brighter than moon No fragmentation Fairly long tail, low in the sky and very bright

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