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Fireball passed over Petersburg from the Northeast


Marc Fries a scientist at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. continues his work to track the Petersburg fireball, which passed over Petersburg early on Saturday, Nov. 21. Fries told the Pilot, via email on Wednesday, “I’ve been able to find the location of the camera at the harbor with sufficient accuracy to plot the azimuth from the camera towards the fireball.  Shadows from the fireball are clearly

visible in that camera image. The blue line in the Google Earth image is the direction towards the bright flash,” explained Fries. The Pilot sent Fries copies of the harbor vide...

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