Bright fireball over Michigan, Ohio and Illinois

Bright fireball over Michigan, Ohio and Illinois

A bright fireball streaked through the night sky over Michigan, Ohio and Illinois around 04:42 UTC on May 11, 2019. The event lasted several seconds before the object disintegrated.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received over 265 reports by 10:00 UTC on May 13. The fireball was seen over Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Ontario.

Bright fireball over Michigan, Ohio and Illinois on May 11, 2019 - Heatmap. Credit: AMS

Featured image credit: J. Burnie, AMS

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