Analysis of the Marshall Islands Fireball of February 1, 1994

  title={Analysis of the Marshall Islands Fireball of February 1, 1994},
  author={Edward Tagliaferri and Richard Spalding and Cliff F. Jacobs and Zdeněk Ceplecha},
  journal={Earth, Moon, and Planets},
On February 1, 1994, a large meteoroid impacted over the Pacific Ocean at 2.6° N, 164.1° E. The impact was observed by space based IR sensors operated by the US Department of Defense and by visible wavelength sensors operated by the US Department of Energy. During entry the object broke into several pieces, one of which detonated at 34 km and another at 21 km altitude. The entry velocity of the object is estimated to be 24–25 km/sec. Based on the visible wavelength data, the integrated… 
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