Aan: UFO Scotland <UFOscotland@...
Datum: dinsdag 7 december 1999 16:09
Onderwerp: Meteor - blue fireball
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|12/07/1999 06:21:00 ET
|Irish astronomers search for meteorite
|DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish astronomers asked security camera owners on
|Tuesday to check whether they unwittingly filmed a missing meteorite
|which crashed to earth near Dublin in a huge blue fireball last month.
|"Security camera operators can play a pivotal role in Irish history in
|catching this cosmic fugitive," David Moore of Astronomy Ireland, the
|national stargazing club, said.
|Astronomers have so far failed to find the meteorite since it came down
|in the Carlow area south of Dublin at about 10:10 p.m. on November 28.
|Astronomy Ireland asked owners of indoor security cameras to check their
|tapes for a bright flash up to five seconds long, while those with
|outdoor cameras should check to see if they recorded the fireball
|The last meteorite recovered in Ireland was found in County Tipperary in
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