Bright fireball explodes over Idaho, U.S.

Bright fireball explodes over Idaho, U.S.

A very bright fireball exploded over Idaho, U.S. at around 04:48 UTC on July 4, 2021. The event lasted 5 or 6 seconds, culminating in a flash that illuminated the sky.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 84 reports from Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Idaho fireball trajectory and heatmap. Credit: AMS

Featured image credit: Korri Anderson


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