467 reports from IL, WI, MI, IN, OH, IA, NY, Ontario, KY and MN
The AMS has received 467 reports so far (and counting…) about of a fireball event over seen over Wisconsin on Monday, February 6th 2017 around 01:27 CST (07:27 UT.). The green fireball was seen primarily from Illinois and Wisconsin but witnesses from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, New York, Kentucky, Minnesota and Ontario (Canada) also reported the event.
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First Estimated Trajectory
The map below shows the witnesses location with the first estimated trajectory. The preliminary estimated trajectory plotted from the witness reports shows the meteor was traveling from the Southwest to Northeast ended its flight on the Lake Michigan somewhere between Sheboygan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Below is are two videos of the event shared on the AMS Website by Daniel Lagos originally posted on the National Weather Service’s Twitter account from the Lisle, IL PD
Below is another video from a dashcam shared on facebook by Marcelle Canfora
Below is a video caught from the roof of the Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences Building on the University of Wisconsin campus (© UWSSEC)
NASA Astrobiologist Marc Fries found evidence of the meteorite fall on NOAA’s NEXRAD Doppler Weather Radar.
Below is a video of the first estimated trajectory of the event: