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Very bright fireball explodes over northern Germany

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A very bright fireball exploded over northern Germany around 20:56 UTC (21:56 CET) on November 6, 2017. The event lasted between 3 and 20 seconds.

The American Meteor Society (AMS), received 23 reports by 13:00 UTC, November 8. The event was seen from Germany, Sweeden, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, and France. 

Video courtesy T. Nielsen, AMS

Nobody mentioned sound associated with the event but 3 eyewitnesses said they've seen the object fragment.

Germany fireball November 6, 2017 heatmap

Fireball over northern Germany on November 6, 2017 – heatmap. Credit: AMS

Fireball over northern Germany on November 6, 2017. Location: Eberswalde, DE. Credit: T. Schröder

Fireball over northern Germany on November 6, 2017. Location: Norway. Credit: S. Midtskogen

Featured image: Fireball over northern Germany on November 6, 2017. Credit: T. Nielsen, AMS

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