Our Astronomical Column


    METEORITE AT BOMBAY.—Mr. W. F. Denning writes:—“Advices from India mention the fall of a brilliant fireball at Bombay on the afternoon of April 25 last, at 4.15 (standard time). One observer says the meteor flashed out three times in a descent nearly vertical, and the appearance suggested huge drops of fire from a Roman candle. A few minutes later there was a report as loud as one of the harbour guns, only more muffled, and the impression was that a big mine had exploded in the neighbourhood of Khandalla.

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    Our Astronomical Column . Nature 83, 533–534 (1910). https://doi.org/10.1038/083533a0

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