UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Wednesday, January 29, many residents of San Diego, Los Angeles and its surroundings were able to observe a space object whose debris turned into as many fireballs when they fell. Assumptions have been made about a possible meteorite.
On Wednesday January 29, the American Meteor Society recorded 63 reports of sightings of a luminous object in southern California.
A video of an unknown space object that exploded into several luminous balls in the sky of Southern California has been posted on YouTube.
Debris from a Delta II rocket?
Witnesses assumed that it was a meteorite that had fragmented into several pieces. However, the authorities did not find any traces on the ground.
The American Meteor Society said it could be debris from a Delta II rocket launched in 1989.
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