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BREAKING NEWS...Major Colorado/South Dakota Green Meteor Fireball Reported By ELPALLSKY Readers 5:50 PM MST 22FEB2011

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On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Joe Molen wrote:
I just received the Nasa link to this site today, Mar. 1, and started navigating through it and discovered mention of the sighting I had made on the way home from Taos, N.M. I was North bound on I25 just north of Pueblo, Co. and saw it to the NE heading somewhat eastward appearing in the top middle of my windshield and heading to the right and down in a manner where I would have thought it could have landed in eastern colorado or points further east, not being real familiar with predicting this kind of thing. It was green to greenish -blue fairly slow and breaking up a little before fading out. It was still twilight out as the sun had set maybe 10 mins. prior to seeing it. I was going to check radio stations or newspapers the next day, but the daily grind of having to work and dealing with the trivialities of life put it all out of mind; until the NASA e-mail notice of today. Thank you whoever put all this together as it was kind of exciting finding all this info regarding what I had seen.
Keep Looking Up!
Joe Molen
Feb 23 2011, 5:44 AM rangerman (guest): I was on the paragliding launch pad in North Boulder. I saw the whole event. The meteor came from the North West burning bright red/orange and broke into three pieces. It made a sizzle sound and seemed so close. I had the perfect view from the ridge above North Boulder anyone else see it?
E-mail From Greg:
I also saw the Green fireball. It looked like a firework. I live in S.E. Denver. I saw it around 5:50 pm MTS. It made it very cool because just 2 minutes earlier I was holding a meteorite from my collection.
E-mail From Dave M:
Right about 5:50 PM MST I was travelling east on Singing Hills Road in western Elbert County. I caught a glimpse of it as it essentially passed me and I looked over just in time to see it burn out. I was pretty low to the northern horizon which gave the impression that it was very close to me. I guess if it was NE of Longmont then it wasn't as close to me as it appeared. It appeared to break into 2 or 3 pieces before it flamed out. It definitely had a trail and appeared similar to those fireworks that are shot up that have a bright light followed by a trail of light. It was pretty cool but I wish I'd have seen it longer. From my vantage point, it flamed out to the Northeast of where I was. I was almost to Elbert County Rd 13 when I saw it to the north.
Hope this helps. Would be curious to know what is determined about this event. I called it in to 9 News. Thanks.
Dave
Feb 22 2011, 8:31 PM
Guest573 (guest): I too saw the meteor. I was driving east on Singing Hills almost to Elbert County Rd 13. Caught a glimpse of it to the north just before it burned out. Looked very close, but if it was Northeast of Longmont, it wasn't as close as it appeared. I too thought it was a firework, but then thought no, it couldn't have been. This was at about 5:50 PM and the object appeared to be going west to east. It appeared to break into at least 2, maybe 3 pieces just before it burned out 
From Anonymous:
Around 5:45 - 5:50 p.m. tuesday eve (2/22/2011) in Longmont, CO, I was looking Northeast and thought I was seeing a firework launched from across the street behind me - from west. It was green, and looked like a street light (with a tail). I didn't realize what I had seen until I was driving home and heard the radio DJ comment about listener's sightings. Very cool.
Feb 22 2011, 8:31 PM Guest573 (guest): I too saw the meteor. I was driving east on Singing Hills almost to Elbert County Rd 13. Caught a glimpse of it to the north just before it burned out. Looked very close, but if it was Northeast of Longmont, it wasn't as close as it appeared. I too thought it was a firework, but then thought no, it couldn't have been. This was at about 5:50 PM and the object appeared to be going west to east. It appeared to break into at least 2, maybe 3 pieces just before it burned out.and thought I was seeing a firework launched from across the street behind me - from west. It was green, and looked like a street light (with a tail). I didn't realize what I had seen until I was driving home and heard the radio DJ comment about listener's sightings. Very cool.
E-mail From Donna Z
Hello, I saw the green meteor in Black Forest, Colorado. I was heading east on Swan Rd at 5:50 p.m. Feb. 22, 2011, when the green beauty caught my eye to the north. It look extremely close as it appeared to head ENE just above the tree tops north of Swan Rd. I saw the black train which disappeared after the meteor apparently burned out at about 10 or 15 degrees (I am a civil engineer, but I am new at this degrees thing in the sky- so, at about a fist or so from the horizon). I actually drove off in that direction thinking I may find it laying in pit in a gravel road somewhere. I know distance in these events can be deceiving, but it appeared very close, the color very sharp and clear. No noise, no explosion. The green light simply went out.
Good luck and how exciting!
Donna Z
Guest775 (guest): Today at 5:50 MST, just west of Power's Blvd and Briargate Pkwy in Colorado Springs, CO I witnessed a bright green fireball to the East. At first I thought it might have been a plane due to the green coloration, however the shots of red and orange coming off sporadically lead me to believe this was a meteor
Feb 22 2011, 6:56 PM
Guest846 (guest): This evening Feb. 22, 2011,at 5:50 P.M. I saw a green meteor which appeared to be just above treeline North of Swan Rd in Black Forest heading ENE. A black trail of smoke was visible just before it burned out. Looked very close, though I realize distance can be deceiving. Quite a sight!
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***Readers...IMPORTANT !! The Colorado inquiries are possibly of the same meteor/fireball as indicated by the South Dakota inquiry. If you saw this (these) event(s), please email me at wxtx01@gmail.com and please give as specific an observation time as possible so that we can determine whether there was one or two events. Thank you very much!***


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