(meteorobs) Fwd: large bolide over California/Nevada
nf114ec at npgcable.com
Tue Apr 24 16:43:03 EDT 2012
I think you all will find is is way farther North as I predicted early on
looking at witness reports.
It appears the radar confirms this....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Esko Lyytinen" <esko.lyytinen at jippii.fi>
To: "Meteor science and meteor observing" <meteorobs at meteorobs.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:32 AM
Subject: Re: (meteorobs) Fwd: large bolide over California/Nevada
> You can see the shadows of the bushes. And it looks that the right side
> of the image is approaching the opposite of the Sun.
> A quick lookup puts the Sun's direction as az=89 degrees and altitude
> angle 18 degrees, that is about East (the Sun).
> Hope, I had the time correct in UT , 14:52 UT (?)
>> Actually it is a picture of THE bolide event.
>> I have talked to the picture taker. It was taken at 7:52 +/- 1 minute
>> (correcting the camera time for known time. It was taken from
>> Coordinates: 39.904146, -119.99288. Looking south (still trying to get an
>> exact azimuth angle, I think it was more SSW or SW).
>> Will let you know if I find out anything new and interesting.
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