The American Meteor Society hasÂ receivedÂ over 100 fireball reports so far regarding a large fireball seen last night in the south west United States.
Here is a video of the fireball that was submitted to the AMS website:
Here’s a map of the fireball witness reports. The icons of people represent where the witnesses saw the meteor from. The green icon indicates the witness reported movement from right to left, the red icon means movement from left to right. The green lines represent where the witness first saw the fireball, the yellow line is where the fireball was last sighted. Please keep in mind not all witnesses can report exactly what they saw and there are inconsistencies with data reported from witnesses. Click the map graphic below for an interactive google maps fireball report viewer.
We are in the process of plotting the trajectory but this is a bit challenging due to the large number of reports and inconsistencies between reports. Right now, the best guess for an end point is slightly north east of Yuma Arizona and south west of Phoenix.
We will update this post with more information as it becomes available.
If you witnessed this event, please fill out a fireball report.