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    Meteor

    Anyone else see the meteor around 5:40? It was moving east to west and was north of Iowa City.



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    Re: Meteor

    I saw it in from south Ames looking north it was heading SE to NW. Thought it was a low flying plane at first. Had time to get to the window to see it break up. Very cool.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ManBearClone View Post
    I saw it in from south Ames looking north it was heading SE to NW. Thought it was a low flying plane at first. Had time to get to the window to see it break up. Very cool.
    Interesting. I thought that is was within a few miles of where I was when I saw it.



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    Re: Meteor

    Saw it from I-80 in western Iowa. Must have been pretty high up in the atmosphere.



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    Re: Meteor

    Wish I would of been able to see it. Woulda been cool to see for sure.


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    Re: Meteor

    Quote Originally Posted by Redman97 View Post
    Anyone else see the meteor around 5:40? It was moving east to west and was north of Iowa City.
    Bad timing. When was that EIU-Nebby game?


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    Re: Meteor

    Are you sure it wasn't the international space station? It is visible from the naked eye from time to time.



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    Re: Meteor

    Quote Originally Posted by ManBearClone View Post
    I saw it in from south Ames looking north it was heading SE to NW. Thought it was a low flying plane at first. Had time to get to the window to see it break up. Very cool.
    Should have read all the posts..disregard my previous post.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    Are you sure it wasn't the international space station? It is visible from the naked eye from time to time.
    It was fiery. Sounds like lots of people saw it all over Iowa.



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    Re: Meteor

    It may have been the space station
    NASA - Spot The Station



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    Re: Meteor

    Quote Originally Posted by Redman97 View Post
    Anyone else see the meteor around 5:40? It was moving east to west and was north of Iowa City.
    Yes. My wife & I were on I-280 south of Rock Island and saw it. Wasn't sure what it was.



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    Re: Meteor

    And for iowa city

    NASA - Spot The Station



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    Re: Meteor

    Saw it down here by Rathbun Lake, it was green and moving fast.



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    Re: Meteor

    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    It may have been the space station
    NASA - Spot The Station
    No. You can't mistake the light that was seen tonight with the space station.

    We're overcast up here and people were still reporting the sky lit up blue/green.

    Haven't seen any credible images of it yet... and we very well may not unless someone got it on a dashcam, surveillance cam, or timelapse.


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    Re: Meteor

    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    It may have been the space station
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    It had more of a Cessna Citation taking off from the Ames airport look to it.



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