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Chicago meteor of June 3, 1878

Title: On meteoric fireballs seen in the United States during the year ending March 31, 1879
Authors: Kirkwood, D.

1878, June 3, 2h59m A.M.- This meteor, observed at Chicago by Prof. E Colbert, was equal in apparent magnitude to the moon at four days old. Its course was from near the zenith to a point about 4 above Beta Cassiopeiae. Near Alpha Cassiopeise it exploded into seven or eight fragments.

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