Re: Falling object startles family

From: Don Ledger (dledger@ns.sympatico.ca)
Date: Mon Mar 17 2003 - 18:22:15 EST

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    Has anyone posted a picture of this object?
    
    Don Ledger
    
    Bjorn Gimle wrote:
    > The only object I know, decaying that night, was Iridium 9.
    > At 20:08 UTC-6 it would have passed to far E of Ohio, then decayed over
    > Brazil?
    > 
    > SCC        Mar 11 03:47     Mar 11 02:16 +-7m         1.1 N    67.4 W
    > 
    > If a piece survived one more orbit it would have passed "just" 500 km W of
    > the location (in Tom's mail) - but quite unlikely on both accounts.
    > 
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > 
    > 
    >>Monday night (March 10/11 local time), a small artificial,
    >>metal object crashed through the roof of a house in Ohio
    >>and landed near a family member:
    >>
    >>http://www.activedayton.com/ddn/localnews/daily/0312junk.html
    >>
    >>I wonder if any small USA space debris decayed that night?
    >>
    >>Middletown   Ohio      Butler       39.515 -84.398   223 m
    > 
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