Azonosítatlan zöld fények az éjszakai égen….

Jól… volt egy hír pár napos vissza egy pilóta, hogy látott egy furcsa narancssárga fény az éjszakai égbolt közelében Chicago Úgy gondolom, és azt állította, hogy a fény “nem e világból”. Később kiderült, hogy ez valószínűleg egy katonai fáklyát (felfüggesztett egy ejtőernyő.) (Állítólag ezek fáklyák eloltotta 2 millió candlepower ..) Aztán tegnap este a helyi híreket volt említés az emberek hívja a jelentéstevő a zöld fény az égen. Ma már az egész helyi hírek….

-Tól (Asheville, NC)

Green Light Mystery

People all across the mountains are buzzing about a beaming mystery.
Dozens of people reported seeing a green light in the sky around 8:00 Wednesday night.

Viewers who emailed and called News 13 described it as a fiery green ball. It was also spotted by Clemson University students who say the large light fell from the sky. Local astronomy experts say the green color is unusual. Tim Barnacle with the Asheville Astronomy Club believes it was fireball-like meteor called a Bolide. He says it’s a meteor that burns in the atmosphere. The American Meteor Society has updated its web site withfireballsightings in North Carolina and Virginia last night.

wbir in Knoxville has a story

Wyff (Greenville, SC) has a story on it….

The Charlotte Observer has a story

There have even been similar sightings in Wales, UK in the last 24 óra…. eszerint bbc story.

The Drudgereport has had the headline from the Charlotte Observer and WYFF on their front page which has generated buzz from beyond just the region.


tonighta bit after 11 Helyi idő, I was taking out the compost. On the way back to the house I saw a pale green streak at the edge of my vision and quickly looked up to see a green streak across the sky going from the apex or peak (zenith) of the sky towards the north-northwest and it lasted all of MAYBE a second. It was a very quick streak (which would be more consistent with a meteor or space debris.) It likely wouldn’t be a flare like the last week reported orange “labda” (unless the parachute failed and they’re experimenting with colors other than orange for military flares.)

When I got in the house to relay the story it was 11:10 PM (Today is Thursday January 25, 2007…) Így, the sighting was probably 11:09PM.

I’ve seen many comments on the news stories talking about space junk being the possible cause. I don’t know if I buy this explanation fully. From what I understand there are THOUSANDS of pieces of space junk in orbit and have been for some time. Why would there suddenly be a change in the pattern of it’s fall through the atmosphere? What are the odds of big enough pieces to make streaks like that falling around the same time over a couple nights?

The BBC story says the first sighting was ~730GMT (apparently on the 24th..) the sightings in THIS area on the 24th were around ~8PM local time or ~1AM GMT the 25thMy sighting would be ~4:10AM on the 26th GMT

One of the first things I did after coming back in was to start searching the internet for those news stories that I halfway noticed earlier this evening….

De… the google keresés came up with some interesting referencesThis from Október 4, 2005 describing a 10 second green streak across the sky that was described by the military (Air Force) as most likely a meteor. That object was seen from Indiana to VirginiaAGAIN from over a year ago… “Greenish light can indicate the re-entry of a booster rocket, but that likely was not the case yesterday”… and they sum up with this…. “Smaller meteors fall every night, Philpott said.
We call them shooting stars, which are no larger than a grain of sand,” she said. “A large piece is a lot less common. I’d estimate that it occurs once every 10 years or so.”" Philpott was cited as a presenter from the Carnegie Science Center Buhl Planetarium.

Van még a article from Australia ~2004 which seems similar.

És this from Singapore, Január 7, of THIS year.

I know some have cited the recent Chinese test of destroying a satellite…. I have a hard time assuming that one test is responsible for all the recent sightings. There have been at least 3 different streaks in the last 2 nap… the time of the sightings just doesn’t add up to be any fewer I think. So the simplest explanation is meteor activity, unless there has been some active launch activity and we’re seeing booster rockets burning up on re-entry.

Meteor activity would seem to be the best simplest explanation, but the only question I would have is WHY are we seeing at least 3 such incidents within a few days? Did a larger rock break up and come in smaller parts?

In mid December there were observations of meteors from the Gemenid shower hitting the moon The quadrantid meteor shower was expected January 3/4. Although the American Meteor society notes that “Február, Március, and April evenings have another notable feature. An unusual number of sporadic fireballs come in this interval, possibly one every few nights.” (Maybe we’re getting an early start?)

There’s a log of Fireball sightings on their website (the last was the 23rd). That log might be interesting to try to compare (especially once new information is posted?) They define a fireball as F. fireball:
a bright meteor with luminosity which equals or exceeds that of the brightest planets.

THIS definitely qualified. If I held a nickel at arms length and it gave off light like a multi-led light…. (and had a green tinge…) that would be it. I should note that I tried emailing someone cited in a news article as wanting more information on the sightings…. but that’s bounced back (probably got slammed with messages from all over inquiring?)

There are of course blog links all over tooitt, itt, és here for starters. I’m sure there are moreMany are playing the UFO angle up… (technically UFOunidentified flying objectcovers many things…) many want to spin thelittle green menangle

I don’t know what it was, I suspect it was a meteor, DE… I’m VERY curious to find an explanation for the seemingswarmof sightings. I have a hard time believing that news of one such light makes us more likely to see and report othersThis was bright enough I would have noticed whether or not I had heard of other sightings.

The only meteorite that I’ve seen before was MUCH smaller and left a small red streak in the night sky, so I count myself lucky to have seen this if it was only for a fleeting second.

BTW… összefoglalva…. I live in Buncombe County of NCthe streak seemed to be heading from the zenith of the sky to the north-northwest very rapidly (not much more than a second.)

Update 1-26-07
I dug out the GPS to get a more precise idea of the heading of thestreak”… it was heading towards ~315 degrees on the compass dialgive or take a bit (so between 310-320) az én szempontból.

Kapcsolódó hozzászólások

Blog Traffic Exchange Kapcsolódó hozzászólások
  • Google Notebook debütál Késő éjjel volt felfedezések a bejelentkezési oldal a Google Notebook, aztán jött a hivatalos bejelentés a Googleblog Google Notebook és természetesen hírek elindítása futótűzként terjedt (valamint a közvetlen kapcsolat van a plugin letöltés. Igen, A Google Notebook végre valóság. Én nem ......
  • 10 Millió Candlepower Spotlight Fogalmam sincs, hová tegye ezt a. It isn't exactly high tech.... Különben is, élünk, ki egy vidéki (becoming suburban...) terület, amely azt jelenti, jó világítás nagyon hasznos. Van egy jó kültéri houselight, de még soha nem akart mindig terület LED. Lámpák jók, but even......
  • Rengeteg hír ... Úgy néz ki, mintha van jó néhány dolog, amit sovány az elmúlt két nap, és még nem írt be. Már elfoglalva néhány projektet, és őszintén szólva követő híreket a hurrikán mentén öböl partján. Azt hittem, végigvezet két linkeket ......
Blog Traffic Exchange Kapcsolódó honlapok
  • Press Releases Only Work When They're Tied to Real News I just read an article by Michael Masterson claiming the wonders of free publicity if you send out a press release approximately every two weeks . He claimed you should send one out every time you: create a new product, product line, or division open a new office sign a major......
  • Flashing Green Traffic Lights Are STUPID When I moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, it took a long time to adjust to their flashing green traffic lights. Mind you, not all traffic lights up here flash. Many are normal green lights that turn yellow ("amber") and then red in a regular cycle. But these flashing green lights......
  • Welcoming Our Little Boy To This World! I am happy to announce that Captain Awesome and I welcomed our son, Christian into this world on Wednesday, December 1,  2010!! Eleven days EARLY!!! At 7 lbs, 11 oz, és 20 hüvelyk, our little Pooh Bear came into this world....and I couldn't be more blessed and happy. He......    Cikk továbbküldése PDF   

Hasonló Hozzászólások

Nézze meg, mi történt ezen a napon a történelem bármelyik BBC Wikipedia
Amazon Logo

Nincs válaszok “Azonosítatlan zöld fények az éjszakai égen….”

  1. affiliate program Says:

    affiliate program

    If another social networking friend or homeschooler or whoever sends me a link, I ALWAYS say that the link was sent to me from someone else and post the person’ s name out of courtesy. I love it when people share links with me or send me information th

Váltás a mobil oldalon