n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The daytime bolide of 12 March 2013 : ASSA news

Volume 72, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



In the early afternoon of 12 May 2013, a meteoroid, probably weighing several hundred kilograms, entered the Earth's atmosphere over the Western Cape. The resulting fireball was widely seen despite its passage in broad daylight. Based on a few eye witness accounts, Tim Cooper attempted to reconstruct the event.

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