Chris L Peterson wrote:
On 3 Dec 2006 07:46:01 -0800, "RMOLLISE" <rmollise@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
No doubt...and add to that reentering space junk, which is probably the
source of many of the "fireballs" we se.
Space junk accounts for less than 1% of fireballs. Most people who spend
time outside at night will see many fireballs, but never see any space
On average maybe, but I'd be willing to bet that of the brightest
fireballs, a much larger fraction are space junk.
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