Bright fireball over Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Bright fireball over Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

A bright fireball was recorded disintegrating over Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul at 01:29 UTC on June 7, 2019. The event lasted approximately 20 seconds.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 90 reports from Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and the State of Paraná by 05:20 UTC on June 8.

Fireball over Brazil on June 7, 2019. Credit: AMS

The meteor crossed the sky in a north-south direction, starting above Horizontina and ending over Eugenio de Castro, Rio Grande do Sul.

Featured image credit: EXOSS


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