Bright fireball over southern Ontario expected to have dropped meteorites, Canada

Bright fireball over southern Ontario expected to have dropped meteorites, Canada

A bright fireball was observed by a network of all-sky cameras across southern Ontario, Canada at 05:37 UTC on April 18, 2022. Analysis of the video data suggests that fragments of the meteor are likely to have made it to the ground near the eastern shore of Lake Simcoe, just north of the town of Argyle.

Very bright fireball over central Italy

Very bright fireball over central Italy

A very bright fireball was seen over central Italy at around 18:55 UTC on March 5, 2022. The event lasted for about 9 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 203 reports from users in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia and…

Bright fireball over Houston, Texas

Bright fireball over Houston, Texas

A bright fireball streaked through the night sky over Houston, Texas, U.S. at around 07:06 UTC on February 18, 2022. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 15 reports and two videos about this event. Fireball over Houston, TX on February 18, 2022 – heatmap….

Very bright fireball over Spain produces meteorites

Very bright fireball over Spain produces meteorites

A very bright fireball was seen and recorded over Spain at around 01:02 UTC on February 18, 2022. The event lasted 8 seconds and was brighter than the full Moon. It was generated by a meteoroid from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 74 000 km/h (46 000…

Very bright fireball over Toledo, Spain

Very bright fireball over Toledo, Spain

A very bright fireball was spotted over Toledo, central Spain at 02:26 UTC on February 11, 2022. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 87 000 km/h (54 000 mph). The fireball began at an altitude of about 115 km…

Slow-moving fireball over Austin, Texas

Slow-moving fireball over Austin, Texas

A slow-moving fireball was recorded over Austin, Texas at around 06:06 UTC on January 29, 2022. The event lasted about 12 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 72 reports from users in Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico, and Texas. Fireball over Austin,…

Very bright fireball over Morocco

Very bright fireball over Morocco

This impressive fireball was recorded over Morocco at 02:16 UTC on January 30, 2022. It was as bright as the full Moon. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 255 000 km/h (158 450 mph). It began at an altitude…