Tag Archives for: 2011 AMS Fireball Table

The American Meteor Society has so far received approximately 50 reports of a dazzling fireball over much of the eastern half of the USA, stretching all the way from South Carolina to Wisconsin.  Most of the reports have come fromRead More >

The American Meteor Society has so far received approximately 25 reports of a dazzling fireball over the southeastern USA including Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas.  This event occurred near 7:20pm EDT Monday evening October 24th. Of the reports received so far,Read More >

The American Meteor Society has received several reports of a rare daylight fireball over the state of Minnesota, plus southern Manitoba, and western Ontario.   This event occurred near 5:15pm CDT Saturday afternoon August 27th. Of the half dozen reports received soRead More >


The American Meteor Society has received reports of a very bright fireball over the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, plus southern Manitoba, Canada,  occurring near 9:30pm CDT (8:30pm MDT)  Tuesday evening August 23rd. Of the two dozen reports received so far, blue and green areRead More >

It is easy to tell that meteor activity has recently picked up as predicted. The American Meteor Society has received another report of a very bright fireball over the states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, occurring between 9:30pm andRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received reports of a very bright fireball over the Oregon-Washington area occurring near 0314 am PDT on Monday morning July 25th. Of the reports received so far, yellow, orange, and white are the most mentionedRead More >


The American Meteor Society has received reports of a very bright fireball over the New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania area. It occurred a few minutes after 4am EDT on Sunday morning July 17th. Of the dozen or so reports received so far,Read More >

The American Meteor Society has received several reports of a bright fireball occurring near 2140 (9:40pm) CDT on July 1, 2011. The average magnitude was slightly inferior to that of the full moon and nearly all the reports mentioned aRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received numerous reports of a fireball occurring over Texas and Oklahoma near 11:45 pm CDT on June 20, 2011. Most reports state the maximum brightness was near that of the full moon.  Many colors wereRead More >


The American Meteor Society has received reports of a bright blue/white fireball that occurred over Kansas and Missouri near 11:00pm CDT on June 3, 2011. The peak brightness was near that of the quarter moon and most witnesses mentioned aRead More >

The American Meteor Society  has received reports of a blue-green fireball that occurred over the Mid-Western States just before 9pm CDT on Thursday June 2nd.  Reports range from as far east as Pennsylvania, west to Missouri, north to Illinois andRead More >