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The orbit and phenomena of a meteoric fire-ball, seen July 20, 1860

James H. Coffin

The orbit and phenomena of a meteoric fire-ball, seen July 20, 1860

by James H. Coffin

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.,
  • Meteors.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Washington, D.C., Brookhaven Press, 1978. on no. 3-4 of 6 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.

    Statementby James H. Coffin.
    SeriesSmithsonian contributions to knowledge -- v. 16, art. 6, Smithsonian Institution publication -- 221, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 221.
    Classifications
    LC Classifications[Q11 .S68 vol. 16, art. 6]
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination50 p., 2 p. of plates
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22223445M

      Such an event was witnessed over the northeastern United States on July 20 th, center for artificial objects in orbit around Earth. it most likely a natural event,a fire ball meteor. A THIN stratum of air, an invisible armor of great tenuity, lies between man and the menace of possible annihilation.. The regions of space beyond our planet are filled with flying fragments. Some meet the earth in its onward rush; others, having attained inconceivable velocity, overtake and crash into the whirling sphere with loud detonation and ominous glare, finding destruction in its.

      The blazing light that streaked across the sky throughout the American Southeast early Monday morning (June 29) was probably a piece of space junk crashing back to Earth, researchers say.   The all-but-confirmed meteor sighting was reported by hundreds of witnesses on the East Coast on Wednesday night around 11 p.m., according to numerous reports and the American Meteor .

    , August 8th. A fire-ball was seen at Odensee. , August 11th. A bright meteor appeared at Halle. , August 10th. A fire-ball was seen at Worcestershire, England. , August 10th. A bolide appeared at Brussels. , August 9th. A fine meteor was seen in Germany. , August 7th. A splendid fire-ball was.   An unexplained orbit launched astronomers on a hunt for the mysterious planet Vulcan some years ago. to come on J , visible over northern Africa and Spain. still to be seen.


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