Where Did They Come From, Where Did They Go: Grazing Fireballs

@article{Shober2020WhereDT,
  title={Where Did They Come From, Where Did They Go: Grazing Fireballs},
  author={Patrick Shober and Trent Jansen‐Sturgeon and Eleanor K. Sansom and Hadrien A. R. Devillepoix and Martin C. Towner and Philip A. Bland and Martin Cup'ak and Robert M. Howie and Benjamin A. D. Hartig},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2020},
  volume={159},
  pages={191}
}
For centuries extremely long grazing fireball displays have fascinated observers and inspired people to ponder about their origins. The Desert Fireball Network is the largest single fireball network in the world, covering about one third of Australian skies. This expansive size has enabled us to capture a majority of the atmospheric trajectory of a spectacular grazing event that lasted over 90 s, penetrated as deep as ~58.5 km, and traveled over 1300 km through the atmosphere before exiting… 
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