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Sunday, 6 September 2009

Irish Meteor Strike

Astronomers are on the trail of a meteorite after a massive explosion over Ireland.

The fireball, said to burn as bright as the full moon, was seen flashing across the country on Wednesday night.

Astronomy Ireland said the suspected meteor was spotted from Valentia Island, Skibbereen, west Cork to Cavan and further north in Raphoe, Co Donegal.

Chairman David Moore believes it may have ditched in the Atlantic.

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