Meteors

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A METEOR of unusual brilliancy was seen by the passengers in the train from Exeter to Bristol, about 6.15 P.M. yesterday. The train was at the time about two or three miles south of Weston Junction. As nearly as I could judge, the meteor made its first appearance at an altitude of about 35°, and 4° or 5° south of west, and moved rapidly towards the horizon almost in a vertical line. The colour was a greenish white, and the train lasted about fifteen seconds.

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MCKENZIE, J. Meteors. Nature 16, 551 (1877). https://doi.org/10.1038/016551a0

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