Articles about Fireball Logs

AMS Event 2014-1127 – Trajectory

Erratum: the previous article stated only one major fireball were witnessed on May 15 – it looks like there were 2 of them… 2 large fireballs were seen and reported by many witnesses on May 15th 2014. The first oneRead More >

AMS Event #532-2014 - Heat Map

A large and bright fireball was seen and reported by approx. 100 witnesses across Northern US East Coast (February 24th 2014, 9:11pm EST – February 25th 2014, 2:11pm UT). The fireball was seen from primarily New Jersey but witnesses fromRead More >

AMS Event #312-2014 - "Mid West Fireball" - January 28th, 2014 - 2D Trajectory

The American Meteor Society has received over 100 reports of a bright fireball seen from mid western states at approximately 8:30 PM local eastern time. Witnesses from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania reported an extremely largeRead More >


AMS Event #92-2014 - Heat Map

A large, bright, long duration fireball was seen and reported by hundreds of witnesses last night across New England (January 12th 2014, 5:20pm EST – 22:20 UT.) Witnessed reported the brightness greater than the full moon. The fireball was seenRead More >

AMS Event #3434-2013 Trajectories

The AMS has now received 1489 reports which makes this event the most widely reported fireball occurrence since the fireball list was resurrected back in 2005. Witnessed described a fireball as bright as the Sun that fragmented into many partsRead More >

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The AMS has received over 40 reports so far about a fireball over central Tennessee last night around 8:20 central time. The event was captured by two cameras in the NASA All Sky Fireball Network operated by Bill Cooke ofRead More >


Arizona Fireball - December 10th, 2013 - 7:12 PM MT

Over 30 witnesses from Arizona and New Mexico reported a brilliant fireball last night a little after 7:00 PM Mountain Time. A large percentage of reports indicated a delayed boom which generally means the bolide penetrated deep into the atmosphere. ClickRead More >

Heat Map – AMS Event #2765-2013

215 witnesses have reported a large fireball over Southern California on November 6th around 7:50pm PST (3:50 on 11/7 UT). The fireball was seen from primarily California, but witnesses from Arizona, Nevada and Utah also reported seeing the fireball. At least oneRead More >

Preliminary trajectory – AMS Event #2677-2013

The American Meteor Society has received numerous (355 so far) reports of a major fireball event over the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada on October 30th just before  6:00am PDT (7:00 MDT). The fireball was seen primarily from the Portland,Read More >


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Lancaster Meteor

Preliminary trajectory - AMS Event #2456-2013

Over 104 (so far) witnesses reported a large fireball over Lancaster County (PA) last night (10/14) around 8:25 PM local EDT (0:25 on 10/15 UT.) The fireball was seen from primarily Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia but witnesses from Washington DC, Connecticut,Read More >

Ohio Fireball AMS Event 2132 – Photo CreditAngela McClain

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. Ohio FireballRead More >

Atlanta Fireball - September 28th, 2013 @ 7:30 PM Local Time

Its been a busy week for the AMS as we are bombarded by fireball reports from all different parts of the country. The latest event took place over Alabama and Georgia last night September 28th 7:30 PM local time. OverRead More >