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Heat Map For Midwest Fireball - September 26th, 2013

The AMS has received nearly 700 reports of a large fireball this morning September 26th around 7:05 am local time. Witnesses from Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin reported a bright light moving across the morning sky. Below isRead More >

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Over 275 (so far) witnesses reported a large fireball over Alabama last night (9/9) around 8:25 PM local CDT (1:25 on 9/10 UT). The fireball was seen from primarily Alabama and Georgia, but witnesses from Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, andRead More >

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Over 200 witnesses reported a large fireball over Ohio last night around 11:05 PM local central time (3:05 UT). The fireball was seen from primarily Ohio and Indiana, but witnesses from West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and North Carolina also reportedRead More >


Memorial Day Fireball – May 26th, 2013 9:05 PM Eastern Time

Party goers on the East Coast were graced with two brilliant fireballs last night. The first bolide (event #1143) entered the atmosphere over north central PA around 9:05 PM Eastern time and was traveling from the east-south-east to the west-north-west. ClickRead More >

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In the last 24 hours the AMS has received confirmed reports about 4 unique fireball events all occurring near 4:00 AM UTC time. The most recent event occurred in Arkansas and Missouri on May 19th near 3:37 UTC. At theRead More >

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Two significant fireballs were reported last night to the AMS both with nearly identical times and headings. On the east coast over 25 witness reported a fragmenting fireball with delayed boom sounds around 12:30 EST (4:30 UTC). The fireball enteredRead More >


UK Fireball - May 8th, 2013 - Click for Event Map

The twittersphere was a buzz last night over reports of a massive fireball over the UK. The AMS has received 19 reports so far and we encourage eye witnesses of this event to make an official fireball report. Witness fireballRead More >

Fireball Meteor - May 1st 9:30 EST

The American Meteor Society has received numerous reports regarding two large fireballs spotted over the North Eastern United States on the evening of May 1st. The first event happened around 9:30 EST and was seen from Illinois, New Hampshire, NewRead More >

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The AMS has received over 30 reports of a fireball over Wyoming this morning. The average time reported for the event is: 2013-03-28 05:45 MDT (11:45 UTC). The fireball was seen over a 700 square mile area from Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming and Alberta. Some witnesses reported fragmentation,Read More >


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Here is a remarkable pair of pictures taken by Biologist and Amateur Meteor Astronomer Carl Fuller of the Greater New York City Area. Carl installed an astronomy camera on his roof 9 months ago and was hoping to capture someRead More >

Heat Map For March 22nd, 2013 Northeast Fireball - (last update: 03/23 - 7am ET)

Here’s a heat map of the witness sightings for the March 22nd, 2013 Northeast Fireball. Click map below to view event sightings page. Heat Map For March 22nd, 2013 Northeast Fireball (last update: 03/23 – 11am ET) Here’s an estimatedRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received over 1200 reports of a bright meteor that occurred at 19:54 (7:54pm EDT) on Friday evening March 22, 2013. The witnesses range from along the Atlantic coast ranging from Maine to North Carolina. ThisRead More >