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Reports: Giant Fireball Streaks Over Colorado Sky....
Denver Channel ^ | Nov 10th, 2009

Posted on 11/10/2009 7:49:44 PM PST by TaraP

DENVER -- Dozens of Denver's 7News viewers called the newsroom Thursday evening to report a giant fireball seen streaking across the Colorado night sky. Many of the callers all said the fireball looked as thought it crashed into the earth somewhere on the Front Range.

It was spectacular," said Keith Cabaniss of Longmont. "I was sitting on the porch and saw it come from the east headed west to southwest. I was at the right place at the right time."

A research scientist at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science confirmed that the fireball seen by many people was a meteor, according to Julia Taylor, spokeswoman for the museum. It was not immediately known if, or where, the fireball crashed into the earth.

The meteor was seen around 6:30 p.m. as far away as Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and Wyoming, according to eyewitness accounts passed to 7News.

It appeared so large that one Ken Carl resident said that she could even see the flames from the fireball.

The Poudre Fire Authority dispatch center said that the first calls about the meteor came in at 6:35 p.m. from eyewitnesses who thought that they saw a plane crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration investigated but concluded that there were no overdue planes, according to a dispatcher. A plane crash was ruled out by the FAA.

Many viewers who called 7News claimed the fireball was one of the most spectacular sights they had ever witnessed.

The flight control tower operators at Jefferson County Airport said that they saw the fireball at 6:21 p.m. and it "lit up the entire control tower." It was then seen streaking across the Continental Divide, according to an airport manager.

KRDO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Colorado Springs, said they got calls from viewers who say the meteor looked as though it touched down near Pikes Peak.

While the sightings were far and wide, the researchers at the Museum of Nature and Science would not be able to get confirmation on the meteor until Friday morning when data could be analyzed, according to Taylor.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD1PL8ruvEo&feature=player_embedded


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1 posted on 11/10/2009 7:49:45 PM PST by TaraP
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To: TaraP

The Leonid meteor shower is happening.
http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1783822/the_2009_leonid_meteor_shower/


2 posted on 11/10/2009 7:51:54 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: TaraP

Barack Insane Obama’s ego crashing to earth?????


3 posted on 11/10/2009 7:52:55 PM PST by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: All

Saturday: San Francisco had a huge Fireball

SUNSET FIREBALL: If only photographers had faster reflexes.... On Saturday, Nov. 7th, around 5 p.m. Pacific time, a brilliant fireball raced4 across the sky of California’s San Francisco Bay, where tens of thousands of people saw it. So far, however, not a single photo of the fireball has emerged. The meteor disappeared into the sunset before anyone could raise his or her camera. When shutters finally started clicking, all that remained was a trail of debris:


4 posted on 11/10/2009 7:53:09 PM PST by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: TaraP

Bush’s fault!
Sorry, just had to :-)


5 posted on 11/10/2009 7:53:28 PM PST by mitchbert (Facts Are Stubborn Things .)
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To: TaraP

It would rock if someone got video of this.


6 posted on 11/10/2009 7:54:04 PM PST by listenhillary (A "cult of personality" arises when a leader uses mass media creating idealized/heroic public image)
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To: TaraP

7 posted on 11/10/2009 7:54:18 PM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: TaraP

Perhaps it was an alien spaceship, coming to pay homage to Hussein Obama?


8 posted on 11/10/2009 7:54:18 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: MtnClimber
Did you happen to see this meteor?
9 posted on 11/10/2009 7:54:34 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: rdl6989

Maybe that is what caused the huge blackout in Brazil?


10 posted on 11/10/2009 7:54:39 PM PST by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: listenhillary

They did I posted the Youtube of it...


11 posted on 11/10/2009 7:55:39 PM PST by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: SkyDancer

Good question. lol


12 posted on 11/10/2009 7:55:45 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: TaraP

13 posted on 11/10/2009 7:55:55 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: TaraP
GIANT FIREBALL CRASHES INTO EARTH

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WOMEN, MINORITIES HARDEST HIT


14 posted on 11/10/2009 7:56:51 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: 2harddrive

Damn! I gave them the wrong address! Now I’m stuck here for another 1.37 million tears.


15 posted on 11/10/2009 7:57:22 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: B-Chan
Plus Blackouts in Brazil tonight!
16 posted on 11/10/2009 7:59:45 PM PST by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: TaraP

all these 1oo/mo cell ;phone plans and not one photo

how 1980’s


17 posted on 11/10/2009 8:02:55 PM PST by Flavius
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To: TaraP

I don’t know that THIS particular incident was a US weapons test, but I do know that we’re working on it pretty hard.

http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/node/334


18 posted on 11/10/2009 8:03:32 PM PST by gaijin
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To: gaijin

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/01/070122-ball-lightning.html


19 posted on 11/10/2009 8:04:37 PM PST by gaijin
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To: TaraP

next week we’ll find out that it was a mile across, made of iron, and luckily just bounced off the atmosphere


20 posted on 11/10/2009 8:05:19 PM PST by sten
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2012 is starting early ! dam that GW Bush


21 posted on 11/10/2009 8:07:21 PM PST by woofie
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To: rdl6989
I was at the right place at the right time.

If the "fireball" had landed near him or on him, then "he would've been at the wrong place at the wrong time".
22 posted on 11/10/2009 8:07:40 PM PST by adorno (5)
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To: Red_Devil 232

I saw it in Albuquerque N.M on the way home tonight.Very cool to see.


23 posted on 11/10/2009 8:08:17 PM PST by MES401067 (Lenin called them "useful idiots" I for one have no use for them.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

I saw it in Albuquerque N.M on the way home tonight very cool to see.


24 posted on 11/10/2009 8:08:54 PM PST by MES401067 (Lenin called them "useful idiots" I for one have no use for them.)
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To: MES401067

Looks like you saw it twice.


25 posted on 11/10/2009 8:10:42 PM PST by adorno (5)
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To: TaraP

I wonder if something that large crashing into the earth would be recorded seismically? If so, the impact point should be easy to figure.


26 posted on 11/10/2009 8:14:51 PM PST by upchuck (New sign on my pickup: Are you a "Hope and Change" regretter?)
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To: SkyDancer

His approval numbers are crashing.


27 posted on 11/10/2009 8:19:09 PM PST by DHSMostWanted (To all of our Veterans and Active Duty. Thank you and Happy Veterans Day!)
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To: MES401067
I saw it in Albuquerque N.M on the way home tonight very cool to see.

It would be instructive to know whether you saw it in the north, or the western sky?

28 posted on 11/10/2009 8:20:45 PM PST by Migraine (Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
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To: TaraP

The original source lists the post date as November 2002..?? Ok, what gives? Just now getting around to posting this?


29 posted on 11/10/2009 8:22:47 PM PST by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: 2harddrive

He would bow to them too!


30 posted on 11/10/2009 8:23:35 PM PST by DHSMostWanted (To all of our Veterans and Active Duty. Thank you and Happy Veterans Day!)
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To: TaraP
Then there's this - www.freerepublic.com
31 posted on 11/10/2009 8:25:38 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (The townhalls were going great until the oPods showed up.)
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To: patriot preacher

No tonight...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD1PL8ruvEo&feature=player_embedded


32 posted on 11/10/2009 8:26:16 PM PST by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: patriot preacher
The original source lists the post date as November 2002..?? Ok, what gives? Just now getting around to posting this?

Yeah, late November 2002.

However, see my post 31.

33 posted on 11/10/2009 8:27:13 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (The townhalls were going great until the oPods showed up.)
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To: IYAS9YAS

We are seeing quite a few of these fireballs lately...

Scarry...


34 posted on 11/10/2009 8:28:08 PM PST by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: Migraine

To the west.


35 posted on 11/10/2009 8:35:16 PM PST by MES401067 (Lenin called them "useful idiots" I for one have no use for them.)
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To: adorno

lol


36 posted on 11/10/2009 8:35:35 PM PST by MES401067 (Lenin called them "useful idiots" I for one have no use for them.)
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To: SkyDancer
Barack Insane Obama’s ego crashing to earth?????

We can only wish. LOL

37 posted on 11/10/2009 8:39:34 PM PST by fellowpatriot
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Uh oh! Couldn't we turn it loose in Congress?
38 posted on 11/10/2009 8:41:56 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: TaraP

The worldwide blackouts (ie Brazil) is how Was of the Worlds started (newest version). The Catholic Church is investigating alien life... Uh Oh


39 posted on 11/10/2009 8:51:32 PM PST by Naspino (Not creative enough to have a tagline.)
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It appeared so large that one Ken Carl(sic) resident said that she could even see the flames from the fireball.

Caryl as in Ken Caryl Ranch.

The flight control tower operators at Jefferson County Airport(sic)

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

40 posted on 11/10/2009 9:11:39 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: TaraP
On Sunday night there was a TV program discussing cyber terrorism. Brazil was cited as an "easy" target to bring down the power grid. Perhaps we've seen a demonstration that it can be done.
41 posted on 11/10/2009 9:28:22 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: TaraP


42 posted on 11/10/2009 9:43:17 PM PST by NRA2BFree (President Obama agreed to commit an additional 40,000 troops to help fight Fox News," Jay Leno)
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To: adorno

No, both his eyes were working!


43 posted on 11/10/2009 9:53:15 PM PST by Don W (I will praise Him.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Did not see or hear a thing.


44 posted on 11/10/2009 9:55:28 PM PST by MtnClimber (Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme looks remarkably similar to the way Social Security works)
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To: Richard Kimball

Here....is this better?


45 posted on 11/10/2009 10:21:10 PM PST by texpat72 (<><)
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To: IYAS9YAS
It would have been very useful had you added the headline to that link...

Asteroid passes just 8,700miles from Earth - with only 15 hours warning

46 posted on 11/10/2009 10:50:30 PM PST by Publius6961 (…he's not America, he's an employee who hasn't risen to minimal expectations.)
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To: TaraP

I saw one here in CO a couple of months ago. It was huge and green and falling south to north. From where I sit in the mtns it would have been over or beyond Ft. Collins. When I say huge I mean it looked like it was the size of a quarter held at arms length.


47 posted on 11/10/2009 11:10:44 PM PST by TigersEye (0bama is our first Port of Entry President - I hope he goes home.)
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To: TaraP; MES401067

The article says “seen on Thursday evening” so the one MES401067 tonight isn’t the same one unless that was an editorial error.


48 posted on 11/10/2009 11:20:54 PM PST by TigersEye (0bama is our first Port of Entry President - I hope he goes home.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

LOL!


49 posted on 11/11/2009 4:55:59 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: DHSMostWanted

He would force the entire PLANET into a posture of abject supplication before the Aliens! By the way, is the new V TV series any good? LOL.


50 posted on 11/11/2009 4:58:15 AM PST by 2harddrive
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