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Meteor of January 24, 1934

The detonating meteor of January 24, 1934

This spectacular meteor fell at about 11:00 PM, 90 meridian time. Nine observers were interviewed in and near Iowa City, Iowa, by Bemrose Boyd, Ethel Roorda, snd myself. Five observers were interviewed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, by the same persons. Two observers were interviewed in Marengo, Iowa, by Bemrose Boyd and myself. One observer was interviewed on the Pitlick farm near Tiffin, Iowa, by C.C. Sherman.  Two observers were interviewed in Oskaloosa, Iowa, by C. C. Sherman. One observer was interviewed in Dubuque, Iowa, by Father J. A. Theobald. One observer was interviewed in Dyersville, Iowa by a student taking general astronomy. One observer was interviewed in Beloit, Wisconsin, by R. C. Huffer. In addition, observers who had seen the meteor from Weilman, from Marengo, and from near Amana, reported in person to me at Iowa City. The Wellman observer had plotted the path, as seen from his window, with respect to the Big Dipper. Letters reporting observations of the meteor were recieved from many other points in Iowa.
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