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Wisconsinite 15.03.2015 21:48

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Did anyone else see the blue streak of light in Aargau around 9:00 PM tonight?

ratbag 15.03.2015 21:54

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Originally Posted by Wisconsinite (Post 2358976)
Did anyone else see the blue streak of light in Aargau around 9:00 PM tonight?


Nope.

Just take a pill and go to bed.

CK7 15.03.2015 21:57

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Yes - now, reported in 20min. Green light in the sky. thought it was a firework

Tilia 15.03.2015 21:58

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Nope, but heard the bang. Cant belive I missed it!

ratbag 15.03.2015 22:04

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Originally Posted by CK7 (Post 2358979)
Yes - now, reported in 20min. Green light in the sky. thought it was a firework

Might be something associated with this momentous event?....


DantesDame 15.03.2015 22:25

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Great video on 20 minutes: http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/news/sto...-ein--21775233

Kosti 15.03.2015 22:29

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Based on the speed its travelling at, more likely to be a piece of space junk reentering the atmosphere.

marton 15.03.2015 22:44

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Darn, did not see or hear anything.
it is the peak of the y-Normids meteor shower tonight so could be a real one :msnnerd:

Always wanted to use the nerd smilie but never before had a good reason :)

Wisconsinite 15.03.2015 22:50

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I also thought it was some firework because it looked very close. However, given the trajectory seemed bit odd for a firework.

Quite surprised that I saw it because I tend to be quite unlucky when it comes to witnessing celestial events.

TobiasM 16.03.2015 07:39

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Saw a bit come in between Oerlikon and Zürich, I thought it was a firework it lit up the sky then sort of fizzled out, but it had a Meteor trajectory so I thought it might have been a faulty firework. Weird.

DavidHodgson 16.03.2015 08:24

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8:45 pm last night over Wilderswil near Interlaken my wife and I saw a similar object. It was travelling south, lit up the sky for approximately two seconds. It was a fuzzy white ball and possibly hit a mountainside near here. There was no sound at all though.

k_and_e 16.03.2015 08:41

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It was just in time, at 20:50.
The no noise after 10 pm rule is also for meteorites;)

TiMow 16.03.2015 08:59

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Is no one else deducing the obvious?

Not meteors, at all - but 'visitors' trying to repatriate their kin, still held captive in the Nevada desert.

Unfortunately, having travelled billions of light years, they messed up at the end, and thought that the A 51 that they were looking for, was a stretch of motorway running between Bülach and Zurich.

Assassin 16.03.2015 09:05

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The Vulcans sent a landing party to bring Spock home.

Obviously.

Captain Greybeard 16.03.2015 09:29

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Originally Posted by TiMow (Post 2359098)
Is no one else deducing the obvious?

Not meteors, at all - but 'visitors' trying to repatriate their kin, still held captive in the Nevada desert.

Unfortunately, having travelled billions of light years, they messed up at the end, and thought that the A 51 that they were looking for, was a stretch of motorway running between Bülach and Zurich.

You might be onto something there. I just found a crop circle in my chives pot this morning.

John_H 16.03.2015 09:37

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Possible assassination attempt on Putin .. Too far north maybe?

olygirl 16.03.2015 09:53

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Has anyone found meteorite pieces in their gardens or balconies?

Belgianmum 16.03.2015 09:57

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Originally Posted by olygirl (Post 2359127)
Has anyone found meteorite pieces in their gardens or balconies?

No but I found a dead mouse outside the kitchen door. Do you think the meteorite brought it?

Chemmie 16.03.2015 11:26

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The SO saw it in all it's glory when we were on a tram---I saw the tail end and a bit of the break up.

It looks to me like something would have made landfall, but I'm no astronomer.

The green colour indicated to me that it contained some barium and I am a chemist (albeit, not a good one).

Don Molina 16.03.2015 11:53

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We were driving from Geneva last night and we saw while we were somewhere in Aargau...

It was a big flash in the sky, I initially thought of a lightning or something.


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