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Fireball of 1947 December 30

Title: Fireball of 1947 December 30
Author: Nancy E. Weber

On this date at 7:30 P.M. PST a brilliant fireball appeared travelling westward over southern Oregon. The regional director for the northwest part United States, Professor J. Hugh Pruett gathered numerous reports from observers in Oregon, California and Nevada, and from these made an approximate solution for the path. He sent both his solution and all the 47 reports to the Flower Observatory where another solution was independently made. Ours agreed closely in all respects with that of Pruett except for the heights.
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