Fireballs

List of large fireball meteors and bolides recorded over United Kingdom since 2012.


First fireball for Chard Observatory

First fireball for Dave from Chard Observatory. A spectacular fireball over Wales on 31 July 2017 at 02:43:35 UT recorded by 8 UKMON cameras.

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Bright Meteor over the South of England

At 22:02 UTC on 8th July our cameras in Church Crookham and East Barnet reported a bright meteor with a very long trail

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Fireball reported by public

UKMON received over 50 public report about what seems to be a very bright fireball meteor. Spotted from Nottingham to French Rennes

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Exeter fireball at dusk

Fireball reported by a large number of public on 27 May 2017 was captured by Exeter and Wilcot stations

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First Lyrid Fireball for UKMON

UKMON network recorded first Lyrid fireball meteor on 23 April 2017 that was matched by three cameras

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Large meteor over The Channel on 25 March 2017

Large meteor from 25 March 2017 at 00:03:36 UT over The English Channel with radar response from GRAVES captured by 4 cameras

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Impressive fireball from Cardiff Camera 2 at Dyffryn Gardens on 24 March 2017

First fireball this year has been captured by Cardiff Camera 2 at Dyffryn Gardens

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Sigma Hydrid Fireball on 5th December 2016

Just before 2:30 on a chilly December morning a meteoroid weighing just a few grams burned up high over central Wales

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St. Patrick's Day fireball full report

UK Meteor Network has recorded a huge meteor on 17 March 2016 known as the St. Patrick's Day fireball.

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Huge fireball 17 March 2016 at 3:16

Very large fireball reported by public was also recorded by 7 UKMON cameras in total

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Halloween fireball 31 October 22:28:54 UT

Halloween evening is usually time for witches and ghosts to appear on our cameras.

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Perseid fireball on 12 August 2015 at 20:58:58 UTC

Bright Perseid meteor captured by 5 UKMON cameras during meteor shower peak

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Unusually slow and long lasting meteor on 1 August 2015

We are looking with interest at unusually meteor from 1 August 2015

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Large fireball on 26 April 2015

Large fireball meteor spotted on 26 April 2015 at 22:10 PM triggered 60 public reports

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Fireball from 4 January 2015

On 4 January 2015 at 02:26:57 UT several UKMON cameras detected a large fireball streaking across UK

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Fireball from 20 December 2014

Fireball with distinct explosion recorded by our Scotch Street camera in Northern Ireland

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Fireball from 5 December 2014

UKMON captured this spectacular fireball by 3 cameras

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Fireball from 2 November 2014

Interesting fireball was captured by three cameras on 2 November 2014

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Fireball from 28 October 2014

Fireball seen and reported over England on 28 October 2014

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Fireball from 22 October 2014

Fireball from 22 October at 05:44:02 UT was captured by four UKMON cameras

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Fireball from 19 October 2014

We were alerted by public about fireball that happened on 19 October 2014

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Bright meteor recorded by 6 UKMON cameras

Fireball streaked across the South-England skies and 6 UKMON cameras successfully recorded it.

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Fireball on 4 September 2014 from Wilcot and Sidmouth

Two UKMON cameras recorded large meteor visually and also in radio spectrum

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UKMON and BOAM record fireball across the Channel

12 August 2014 at 00:05:31 UT two cameras from UKMON and 1 camera from BOAM recorded Perseid fireball

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Bolide Fireball meteor recorded by UKMON on 30 June 2014

By far the brightest meteor recorded by our cameras was also spotted and reported by large number of public

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Fireball from 3 May by Ash Vale and Clanfield cameras

On 3 March 2014 at 00:58:35.8 two UKMON cameras recorded a very bright meteor with large explosion

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Scotch street fireball from 20 April 2014

Steve from Northern Ireland recorded this beautiful -5 mag fireball with explosions

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Two bright Wilcot meteors from 17 and 18 April 2014

Two very bright meteors from Wilcot station captured by Richard on 17 and 18 April 2014

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NLO Skycam fireball 7 April 2014 [23:38:47]

Large Fireball from 14 April 2014 with Norman Lockyer radio response from Graves

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-5.8 fireball from 7 April 2014

A sporadic type fireball has been recorded by Ash Vale South and Clanfield South stations with interesting 4 explosions

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Fireball spotted over England on 15 February 2014

Full report on fireball over England on 15 February 2014 captured by three cameras

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Strange Clanfield Fireball 2013

Beautiful but a very slow moving fireball found during routine camera maintenance

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Scotch Street fireball 2014

Scotch Street station recorded this very long lasting fireball on 15 January 2014 at 18:45:24

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Christmas fireball 24 December 2013

Christmas fireball was recorded by Richard Fleet at Wilcot and by Norman Lockyer observatory

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Fireball from 14 November 2013

Bright Fireball captured on 14 November 2013 by Ash Vale South and Clanfield South camera

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Fireball captured by Wilcot station on 4 November 2013

First fireball captured by Wilcot station on 4 November 2013 at 20:05:46 UT time

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Bright Meteor captured by two UKMON stations on 11 July 2013

NLO All Sky Camera shows a bright meteor that streaked across the UK night sky at 00:58 (UT) on 11 July 2013

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Full report on Meteor spotted in night sky in England and Wales 8 May 2013

UK Meteor Network calculated the trajectory of the reported fireball meteor sighting

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