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Fireball of January 3, 1935

Nature volume 135, page 180 (02 February 1935) | Download Citation



MR. A. KING, 53 Victoria Road, Ashby, Scunthorpe, Lines, sends us the following particulars of this object: At 9h. 241/2m. in the evening of January 3 a fireball, which was nearly as bright as the full moon, shot across south-west England. There were about sixty observations, ranging in place from Peterborough to 10 miles south of Falmouth. From the best of these the following path was deduced:

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