10:50:00 PM

Eyewitness To Florida Meteor Fireball 08NOV2011

Email From:
Un named Reporter-Port St. Lucie, FL:
While walking my dog I noticed a Fireball shooting directly down towards earth.  With the news of the YU55 I have been more focused on the sky than normal tonight.  I live in Port Saint Lucie Florida ( South East Florida).  The Fireball I witnessed occurred at 9:00 PM EST.  I am an avid outdoorsman and have seen plenty of shooting stars which do not look like what I saw tonight.  I began searching the web to see if anyone else had similar experiences and found this site.  Hope someone can answer what I may have seen.

If you witnessed this fireball, please tell us about it (date, time, location etc.) !! Email wxtx01@gmail.com  Thank You!

10:09:00 PM

First Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55 Near Earth Pass 08NOV2011

NASA Releases Radar Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55



This radar image of asteroid 2005 YU55 was obtained on Nov. 7, 2011, at 11:45 a.m. PST

This radar image of asteroid 2005 YU55 was obtained on Nov. 7, 2011, at 11:45 a.m. PST (2:45 p.m. EST/1945 UTC), when the space rock was at 3.6 lunar distances, which is about 860,000 miles, or 1.38 million kilometers, from Earth. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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November 08, 2011
PASADENA, Calif. -- Scientists working with the 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., have generated a short movie clip of asteroid 2005 YU55. The images were generated from data collected at Goldstone on Nov. 7, 2011, between 11:24 a.m. and 1:35 p.m. PST (2:24 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. EST). They are the highest-resolution images ever generated by radar of a near-Earth object.

The short movie clip can be found at: http://1.usa.gov/uVJvmS .

Each of the six frames required 20 minutes of data collection by the Goldstone radar. (READ MORE HERE)...

  • 8:33:00 PM

    North Carolina Meteor Fireball 08NOV2011

    Email From:
    Leslie W.-Gibson, NC:
    FIREBALL REPORT TO ELPALLSKY.​.. Date Here:[   11/08/11  ] Time Here:[ 6:40p.m.    ] Location Here[ Gibson, NC ] (no description available) Thanks Leslie! Please forward a description to wxtx01@gmail.com

    3:16:00 AM

    Montreal, Canada Bright Meteor Fireball 07NOV2011

    From The ELPALLSKY Chatbox:
    Nov 7 2011, 7:29 PM-Lori S.
    Hi, I saw a HUGE Fireball tonight on my way home from work at approx 6:45 EST. I am in Montreal. I was driving East on Hwy 40, and I saw in the sky what appeared to be something crashing. I was talking with Mom and said to her" OMG, something is crashing!" It was travelling downward very swiftly: Right to Left (or NW if you will). It looked like a huge ball of fire. I could almost SEE the burning fire...I wonder if and where it landed. Amazing.
    BTW: My posting is from Nov. 7th, 2011  Thanks Lori!  OTHERS?? Please post to wxtx01@gmail.com to confirm.