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Fireball Streaks Across Bay Area Sky (San Fran)
NBC Bay Area ^ | 2/15/13 | Anon

Posted on 02/15/2013 9:55:00 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom

Jodi Hernandez reports on the cosmic close encounter that the earth is experiencing tonight and the real one Russia experienced this morning.

On a day that had a lot of people talking about meteorites and asteroids, a fireball of some sort was seen streaking across the Bay Area skies.

The fireball was seen around 7:45 p.m.

There are reports into the newsroom from people as far north as Fairfield and as far south as Gilroy. It was also seen in Sacramento, Newark, Walnut Creek, and St. Helena.

It was bluish in color and appeared to be heading straight to the ground, according to one viewer in Santa Clara.

"I saw that meteor/fireball over Solano County after spending the day reporting on asteroids and fireballs," said NBC Bay Area reporter Jodi Hernandez.

Candice Guruwaiya told us on Facebook she saw it in San Jose. "I was leaving Safeway on Branham and Snell when I saw it. It looked like it was headed for the Capital Auto Mall area. It was a bright green when it first appeared, then it went to a bright yellow. It was awesome!" Guruwaiya posted.

Gina Johnson also saw it in San Jose. She also posted on our Facebook page that she had just walked out of a Fresh and Easy in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood. "It looked just like the one I saw back in October except it was a little smaller. It was greenish in color just like the one on October. Everyone in the parking lot stopped and looked at it," Johnson posted

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: bayarea; california; catastrophism; fireball; meteor
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Maybe we’ll get a few nights of good sky-watching for meteor showers.


21 posted on 02/15/2013 10:16:39 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: right way right
Bigger than any comet I ever saw.

I don't think you know what a comet is.

22 posted on 02/15/2013 10:18:15 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: 2Fro; all_mighty_dollar; Arkat Kingtroll; Battle Hymn of the Republic; Betis70; billycat95130; ...

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23 posted on 02/15/2013 10:18:16 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Streaking in SF isn’t news.


24 posted on 02/15/2013 10:19:08 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: 2Fro; all_mighty_dollar; Arkat Kingtroll; Battle Hymn of the Republic; Betis70; billycat95130; ...

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25 posted on 02/15/2013 10:19:16 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Here in AZ we see them occasionally but none ‘big’...

That is, at least not in a while.


26 posted on 02/15/2013 10:21:01 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: thecodont

Missed it, dammit.


27 posted on 02/15/2013 10:22:03 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: thecodont

Odd there was a huge one in russia today as well.


28 posted on 02/15/2013 10:24:23 PM PST by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: 444Flyer

Ya know...

Ya have just ONE massive historical event and they never let ya live it down...

Racists....


29 posted on 02/15/2013 10:24:49 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Batman11
Was it flaming?

In San Francisco, it was fabulous!

30 posted on 02/15/2013 10:26:54 PM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: steve86

Your right. I mean, I do know what a comet is.
I meant bigger than a shooting star.


31 posted on 02/15/2013 10:27:26 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: thecodont; null and void

Whut!?


32 posted on 02/15/2013 10:31:48 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: 444Flyer

How many more rocks are up there are coming down? How big are they and where are the headed? I heard there were reports of ‘lights’ over Burbank last night. Are meteorites fracturing and raining down in various spots in tiny bits?


They think the one that exploded over Russia was part of a meteor shower and not a lone object. Some meteor showers can last as long as 10 days. Lets hope there aren’t more like the Rssian one headed our way.


33 posted on 02/15/2013 10:34:09 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: Jack Hydrazine

It rattles my brain.


34 posted on 02/15/2013 10:34:37 PM PST by Ken H
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To: doorgunner69

I’m kinda with you, wipe Sodom out. Why would a conservative live there?


35 posted on 02/15/2013 10:35:11 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Bastuhd!!! Yuh found us out!


36 posted on 02/15/2013 10:35:55 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: 444Flyer

Dang! You beat me to the punch! LOL

Cheers!


37 posted on 02/15/2013 10:39:46 PM PST by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: Vendome

Only racists would bring up an astronomical event that happened a few million years ago. It just goes to show you that dispite all the good things Arpaio has done, the stain of our history colors how the other 56 states still see us.

Now if you will excuse me, I noted from the videos yesterday that my ride is here. They won’t let me back into Area 51 after the little misunderstanding we had a while back, so I have to go rejoin my people in Russia...


38 posted on 02/15/2013 10:43:57 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: smokingfrog

I don’t think the Mayans factored in leap years.

Suppose anyone could be hiding anything from us? … Nah. I’ll just take my foil hat off and put my hard hat on.


39 posted on 02/15/2013 10:45:41 PM PST by Tagurit (Are your pigs fed, watered and ready to fly?)
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To: Norm Lenhart
My only complaint is the next time you all put in one of those craters, can you make it a little more commuter friendly? That thing's in the middle of nowhere and it needs more restaurants.;)
40 posted on 02/15/2013 10:53:19 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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