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Great video of Peru Meteor

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posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:23 PM
Is this a Great Video of a Meteorite going across the sky high in the Andy mountains of Peru or something else?
The story does say,,,,,,Suspected Meteorite!

Have a look at the link to the story and give your opinion please, I personally believe it is a Meteor.
Did anyone predict this?

Suspected meteorite caught on tape in Peru


Edited to add, I watched the video twice and I thought it was one of the better videos I've seen on Meteors in day light.
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posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:31 PM
Great video!

I saw something like this a few years go. It really is an amazing sight to see in person!

It is hard to say for sure what it is, i would guess either a meteor, or a piece of space junk.

The only way to know for sure would be to track down where it landed.


posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:31 PM
Meteorites travel very fast, 1000s of mph. Real meteorites would not be falling from the sky, they would burn up fast and move in the blink of an eye. The movies seem to portray comets and asteroids moving only 100s of mph when in actuality they would hit the ground within a minute of entering the atmosphere.

It's probably another satellite burning up as it falls out of orbit.

posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:33 PM
It looks like a high-altitude jet's contrail lit up by the setting sun. Certainly not traveling as quickly as I would expect a meteor burning through the atmosphere to travel. Not a meteor.

posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:39 PM
Meteor = burnt up in atmosphere.
Meteorite = Hit the ground
Meteoroid = Hasn't entered atmosphere yet

I agree this is almost certainly space junk like some old weather sat.

Meteorites or Meteors do indeed typically travel quite quickly as they enter the atmosphere.

Although there are always exceptions and of course I have seen them do all kinds of things, explode, or skip across the atmosphere and re-enter space.

posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:42 PM
Thor has come back to earth

posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:50 PM
reply to post by muzzleflash

I saw one skipping across the atmosphere on the peak night of the Perseids. Love it when they do that.

posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 12:50 PM
Thank You All For Your Replies and YES, That's is exactly what I was thinking, It looked to be traveling
slower than other Meteorites I've witnessed.
Space junk re-entering and burning up or how about a Craft of some kind,
look at the dark looking solid mass in the middle with the flames streaking behind and that whitish cloudy substance between the flames.
Any ideas Or is this normal?
In China as I was growing up in the 60's and 70's I have seen this before and we were told it was American
and Russian space junk falling and polluting our skies.

I'm not sure what this is?

I hope my English is good enough to get my thoughts across.
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posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 01:34 PM
reply to post by guohua

I agree, most likely it is space junk.

And you were right it does pollute the atmosphere. There are many toxic materials involved in satellite manufacture.

posted on Aug, 28 2011 @ 07:20 AM
reply to post by JibbyJedi

The speed at which a meteorite enters the atmosphere varies. By the time the object hits the ground it probably slows down to 250 miles per hour. Pieces hit the ground all of the time although most of the pieces are dust size.
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posted on Aug, 28 2011 @ 07:26 AM
That doesn't look like a meteor at all. It looks like a plane and a contrail and sunset.

posted on Aug, 28 2011 @ 08:25 AM
Discussed on two other threads:

It is a contrail.

posted on Aug, 28 2011 @ 08:33 PM
Numerous Duplicates

See above for the links


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