The 1966 Leonids were certainly the greatest meteor shower in recorded history as it produced rates as high as 40 meteors per SECOND! We celebrate this year the 50th anniversary of this unforgettable event.
The AMS has received 332 reports so far about of a fireball event over seen over Pennsylvania on November 1st, 2016 around 08:15pm EDT (Nov. 2nd ~ 00:15 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Pennsylvania but witnesses from Maryland, New York, Connecticut...
For the 2nd time this week, the AMS has received multiple reports (nearly 400 so far) over a fireball seen over the Great Lakes region on Friday, October 7th 2016 around 6:45am EDT (10:45 UT).
We received over 750 reports so far about of a fireball event over seen over the Eastern Great lakes region on Tuesday, October 4th 2016 around 11:36pm EDT (Wednesday, October 5th 2016 around 02:36 UT).
The AMS has received nearly 350 reports so far about of a fireball event over seen over Montréal, CA on September 21st, 2016 around 9:45pm EDT (Sept 22nd, 1:45 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Québec but witnesses from Ontario, New Brunswick, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire also reported the event.
The AMS has received over 340 reports so far about of a rare daylight fireball event over seen over North Carolina on September 8th, 2016 around 6:03pm EDT (22:03 UT).
AMS Event 3216-20116 caught by a dash cam provided by Peter Burkhard around 00:00am PDT on September 3rd, 2016 Over…
The AMS has received few reports (6 so far) of a rare daylight fireball event over Georgia on Wednesday June 8th 2016 around 07:45am EDT (11:43 UT).
The AMS has received nearly 390 reports so far of a rare daylight fireball event over the Midwestern states of Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana on Monday June 6th 2016 around 11:41am CDT (16:41 UT).
The AMS has received over 340 reports so far about a fireball event over Arizona on June 2nd 2016 around 03:57am MST EDT (10:57 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Arizona but witnesses from Utah, New Mexico, California, Texas and Nevada also reported the event.
The AMS has received nearly 700 reports so far about a fireball event over Northeastern US on May 17th 2016 around 12:50am EDT (4:50 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Maine but witnesses from Vermont, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Ontario (Canada) and Québec (Canada) also reported the event.
The AMS received over 575 reports so far about a fireball event over Illiois on Friday, April 15th 2016 at 10:15pm CT (April, 16th, 3:15 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Illinois but witnesses from...
The AMS received over 45 reports so far about a fireball event over UK (England) on Thursday, March 17th 2016 at 3:16 GMT. The fireball was seen primarily from England but witnesses from France and the Netherlands also reported the event. We expect more reports today.
While March is the least active month for shower meteor activity (no major annual showers are active this month), Northern spring is a good time to see fireballs. In the weeks around the start of spring, NASA noticed that the appearance rate of fireballs can increase by as much as 30 percent.
The American Meteor Society has received about 40 reports so far of a bright fireball on March 4th, 2016. The fireball was seen primarily from Missouri and Oklahoma...
The American Meteor Society received over 55 reports so far about a fireball event over Southern France on Wednesday, February 17th 2016 around 17:20 UT (18:20 local time).
The American Meteor Society has received nearly 110 reports of a bright fireball on Sunday, February 14th, 2016. It was observed over a large portion of the Northeastern US.
More than 200 witnesses have reported a large Earth-grazing fireball over Wisconsin and Michigan on February 1th around 6:25pm ET (February 2nd 2016 ~ 00:25 Universal Time).
More than 920 witnesses have reported a large fireball over Pennsylvania on January 30th around 6:16pm ET (23:16 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, but witnesses from New Jersey, North Carolina, New York, Delaware, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and even Ontario also reported seeing the fireball.