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14 July 1976

Mr. Walter Ferguson
37 Gordon Road
Auburn, N.S.W. 2144

Dear Mr. Ferguson:

Thank you very much for your letter of 22 June addressed to the Curator of Meteorites, and for the report of your observation of June/July 1946.

From your description it appears that what you observed was indeed a bright fireball, and you were fortunate in having seen this phenomenon. Very bright meteors such as this are rela^[[t]]ively rare.

I am enclosing a copy of the publication "Meteorites", which I hope you will find interesting

Very truly yours,

David R. Squires
Operations Officer SEAN

cc: Dr. Roy Clarke [[large blue handwritten check mark]]
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