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Nature volume 85, page 51 (10 November 1910) | Download Citation



FIREBALL ON NOVEMBER 2.—A brilliant fireball was observed on Wednesday, November 2, 7.46 p.m. It passed from east to west over the English Channel, and fell from heights of 84 to 26 miles. As seen from Cornwall and from the north of France, as well as from ships in the Channel, the meteor was a splendid object, yielding a brilliant light, as though the moon had broken out from clouds. The stream of aërolites from which the phenomenon was directed has its radiant point in Aries, and further observations are desirable.

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