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Old 09-28-2013, 08:56 AM   #1
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bright light in sky

anybody else see it we were sitting around the campfire last night, it happened around 11:33 pm had to be the brightest meteor we've ever seen, we're just outside of Cambridge Oh.

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Old 09-28-2013, 12:03 PM   #2
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We too are camping this weekend near Tiffin OH and had just went in when neighbor camper said those sitting around campfire saw it. Said it lit up the entire western sky.

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Old 09-28-2013, 12:57 PM   #3
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Yes, we saw that while stargazing at Mississinewa Reservoir near Wabash, Indiana. We did not see the meteor, we were looking at a star chart at the time, but the sky was brighter than a full Moon, kinda like twilight when you are thinking about turning on headlights, and it seemed rather blue-white. Only lasted about one second and we could not see any kind of smoke trail. We saw numerous other meteors last night but no others in the spectacular category.
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Old 09-29-2013, 12:10 PM   #4
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Here is a link to the American Meteor Society report on this fireball.
New Fireball spotted in Midwest | American Meteor Society
More than 450 sighting reports - very cool!
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