"working group Meteore e.V.", reported on its web page that with the discovery in the district Erding probably a normal piece
of cinder was found. The meteor observers pointed out that it was impossible that
fragments of the observed bolide so
mentioned in the district Erding come down. It is, so the experts,
quite possible that fractions of the meteorite reached the ground
but exactly results could only be made after the analysis of graphic data.
it was really a Meteorite: One part of 1.6 Kg was discovered 5
Km near Schloss Schwanstein in Bavaria.
eye-witness Andreas Merz described the meteorit entrance from its point of
observation (Mauern/Munich) as follows.
22.20 this bright optical phenomene, coming from
southwest direction pulled through the entire sky. For approx.. 3-4 seconds
the yellowish white glowing head accompanied by an orange red tail of
approx.15° length was seen. Clearly A. Merz could detected a tight
smoke-track. A rolling thunder was not
end of the meteorite journey could not be observed by A. Merz ,because
the meteor disappeared behind a building
"I regarded this for a late sylvester joke. After my feeling
this optical phenomene was unusually near and enormously
for a meteor appearing like this in action. I had really the impression
that this thing would come down behind the church.