Very bright fireball over Hungary and Croatia

croatia hungary fireball july 13 2022

A very bright fireball streaked through the night sky over Hungary and Croatia at 01:13 UTC on July 13, 2022.

The object entered the atmosphere over northern Croatia at 29.3 km/s (18.2 mps) and ended above Lake Balaton, Hungary.

It became visible at the height of 103 km (64 miles), lasted over 6 seconds and reached a terminal height of 37 km (30 miles), according to Denis Vida, meteor physics postdoctoral researcher at Western University.

Featured image credit: Denis Vida

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