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Witnesses Report Seeing Fireball In Sky

From: Frank Warren <frank-warren.nul>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 12:40:19 -0800
Fwd Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 09:35:33 -0500
Subject: Witnesses Report Seeing Fireball In Sky


Source: ABC 7 News - Denver,Colorado

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/2876236/detail.html

February 26, 2004

Witnesses Report Seeing Fireball In Sky
Meteor Streaks Over Metro Area Around 6:30 PM


DENVER -- If you saw something unusual in the night sky above
Colorado Wednesay night, you weren't alone.

Many people called 7NEWS to report a fireball around 6:30 p.m.
and the Museum of Nature and Science said it was likely a
meteor.

"I did see the meteor as clear as day," said viewer Annmarie
Maynard, who was in Westminster at the time. "I would say it
came down in the mountains. It was not streaking across the sky
but in a rather quick descent."

"I live on the Western slope in Crawford, and was traveling to
Paonia at 6:30 last night, when in the northeast I saw a huge
meteor fall and explode above the earth. It seemed like it was
right there, and I felt very privileged to have witnessed such
an event," said Kim Johnson, another viewer.

"We live in Loveland and saw a ball (white with a bright green
tail) go over the house and it seemed very big and low and I
even thought it landed in our 60 acres. Before getting that low,
it seemed to go out," said viewer Rosemary Barry. "I have seen
falling stars but nothing ever like this one. Pretty strange
sighting."

Scientists at the Museum of Nature and Science are looking for
people who may have seen it. They're interested in where the
meteor was seen, where it possibly landed and if any video or
pictures were taken. If you saw the fireball Wednesday night,
report your sighting on Cloudbait.com.







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