Meteorite dropping fireball over the Netherlands

Meteorite dropping fireball over the Netherlands

A bright fireball streaked through the night sky over the western Netherlands at 22:10 UTC on June 4, 2023.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 15 reports from users in England and the Netherlands as well as 1 video and 1 photo.

According to Denis Vida, a meteor physics postdoctoral researcher at Western University, the meteor came down to about 29 km (18 miles) and dropped approximately 200 g (0.4 pounds ) of meteorites over southern Zuid-Beveland, the Netherlands.

References:

1 Fireball event 2904 – 2023 – AMS – June 4, 2023

Featured image credit: Bart Dessoy

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