Here are two astonishings photos by Angela McClain of the Ohio Meteor (AMS Event #2132) this past Friday night. This event logged over 1000 witness reports and goes down as the 2nd most reported event in AMS history.
Vincent Perlerin, PhD is a software developer, web designer and community manager. He is working on the American Meteor Society under the supervision of Mike Hankey. He is the lead developer of the project.
We are currently investigating 53 reports about fireballs seen over CT, North Carolina, OH, Michigan, NC, GA, TN, AL, SC, Georgia, IN, CA, NJ, Florida, Tennessee, FL, Kentucky, KY, NY, CO, MI, WA, Arizona, AZ, Oregon, OR, AK and Ohio
We are also currently investigating 4 reports from Canada and Uganda.
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