Large fireball over Belgium and Netherlands, seen also from UK, France and Germany

Large fireball over Belgium and Netherlands, seen also from UK, France and Germany

A bright fireball streaked across the night sky over Belgium and Netherlands at around 20:12 UTC on February 15, 2019. The event lasted several seconds.

The International Meteor Organization (IMO) received 107 eyewitness reports. The object was mostly seen from the Netherlands, northeastern Belgium and western Germany but people from southeastern England and as far south as Paris and Beaune, France also witnessed the event.

Fireball over Belgium and Netherland on February 15, 2019. Credit: IMO

Image credit: Klaas Jobse

Image credit: UKMON

Another fireball was seen over northeastern Germany at 22:00 UTC on February 17 and was reported by 62 people so far. There are no images or videos of this event at this time.

Fireball over northeastern Germany on February 17, 2019 - heatmap. Credit: IMO

Featured image: Fireball over Belgium and the Netherlands on February 15, 2019. Credit: UKMON

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