(meteorobs) New Mexico Fireball - Composition? - Ice?

Thomas Ashcraft ashcraft at heliotown.com
Thu Sep 20 19:54:56 EDT 2007

bob71741 wrote:
> A1.5  Meteor Velocity Considerations
>       " 
>      Along these same lines, very bright, slow fireballs which have
> the potential for dropping meteorites will generally also not cause
> noticeable reflections.  These fireballs often do not produce
> visible light and ionization until they are below about 70 km,
> making them rather "stealth" to radio detection."
Bob, Chris and Larry,


Thanks for the valuable information.  That above info from the AMS 
bulletin is very sophisticated observation.

Very cool!

Clear skies,
Thomas A

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