11:49:00 AM

Meteor News...Brighter than Moon...Meteor Lights Up East Tucson AZ

At 11:32 p.m. MST on Nov.28th, a very bright short duration meteor was observed traveling NE to S-SW just East of Tucson Arizona. The event lasted for 2-3 seconds during which it burned with a magnitude slightly brighter than the full moon. A terminal burst with a magnitude substantially brighter a full moon was observed. The event occured at an elevation of 40 to 50 degrees. No sonics, i.e. electrophonics or sonic booms were heard. If you Saw this event, please comment below and submit a report to The AMS at http://www.amsmeteors.org/fireball/report.html This event is a good candidate for a late Leonid Meteor.

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