A 10+ second Bright Meteor Event Over Southern New Mexico And West Texas 5:48:23 p.m. MST 22nov2011 (00:48:23 UTC 23nov2011) Captured By Multiple Sandia And NASA Fireball Network Cameras
From The ELPALLSKY Sandia Fireball Camera-El Paso, TX
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From NASA Fireball Camera At New Mexico Skies Observatory Near Cloudcroft, NM
Eric C.-El Paso, TX:
Just touching base and wanted to see if you had any info on the large meteor that passed over this evening. I was setting-up my imaging system, when it passed over, about a quarter to 6 this evening (11/22/11). I took some notes after it passed over and I have the exact time on my imaging laptop. It spanned more than 90 degrees across the sky. It was brilliant white and began to break-up as it passed to the NE, just before the fireball extinguished. It was traveling toward the ENE. By far, the best meteor I've seen in my lifetime. Did you gather any data on this one? I'd really be interested to hear.
Eric Thank you Eric! Any other witnesses from El Paso, Las Cruces, Alamogordo, Cloudcroft, Ruidoso, and surrounding communities ?? Please send your description to email@example.com for posting to this site. Specifically need color descriptions! Thank you!