Flaming space junk across the sky tonight

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Anybody see the two peices of flaming orbital space junk at approx 20:35 & 20:37 Eastern heading due east? Crossed overhead at approx 82 degrees longitude and 45 drees latitude.
Moving fast. Less than two minutes from the time they were in front of Venus until they burned out at probably 50 degrees longitude.
Not illuminated bright enough to video record on the iphone
 
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I missed it! (Might have slept through it.)
 
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Nope. We were out at that time in the pool. We saw 9 satellites in about half an hour but no flaming space junk. This was in Northern Indiana. Where were you when you saw them? Those coordinates put you in the arctic circle.
 
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Nope. We were out at that time in the pool. We saw 9 satellites in about half an hour but no flaming space junk. This was in Northern Indiana. Where were you when you saw them? Those coordinates put you in the arctic circle.

Managed to mix the lat and long . East coast of Lake Huron.
Would not have thought anything of it except for the two identical appearing trails , on the same course and altitude and two minutes apart.
Had thought of a suborbital powered flight but flame was bright , orange and flickering. What ever it was it was moving at supersonic speed. No sonic boom and no noticeable contrail.
 
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Managed to mix the lat and long . East coast of Lake Huron.
Would not have thought anything of it except for the two identical appearing trails , on the same course and altitude and two minutes apart.
Had thought of a suborbital powered flight but flame was bright , orange and flickering. What ever it was it was moving at supersonic speed. No sonic boom and no noticeable contrail.

So they went from south southwest over your head to the northeast around 8:35PM?
If so, I was not out at that time. Missed the show.

No reported fireballs in Michigan for yesterday on this website.
American Meteor Society - Member Area - Fireball
 
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So they went from south southwest over your head to the northeast around 8:35PM?
If so, I was not out at that time. Missed the show.

No reported fireballs in Michigan for yesterday on this website.
American Meteor Society - Member Area - Fireball

North North east in a line from roughly over Port Huron Michigan towards James Bay. Traveling at approx 5X faster than a commercial jet. The tumbling motion was distinct.
 
 
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