IN case it may be of any interest to you, I beg to inform you that at 7.45 p.m., yesterday (Thursday, July 29), when standing 0° 29′ 40″ W., by 51° 10′ 12″ N. (Sparelands or Willinghurst on 1-inch Ordnance Map, Sheet 285, near Cranleigh) I saw a meteor fall in a direction bearing 46° east of north, as near as I could tell by a bearing subsequently taken. Its appearance was that of a falling magnesium star rocket. It did not appear to explode, but left a long trail of fragments.
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RAMSDEN, J. Meteor of July 29. Nature 56, 317 (1897). https://doi.org/10.1038/056317b0
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