Fireball date: 26 April 2015 at 21:10:13 UT
Fireball ID: M20150426_211013
We have received over 60 public reports about a fireball spotted on 26 April 2015 at 22:10PM. First image is from Graham Roche and it looks like a very large fireball, could be around -10 magnitude or even brighter.
Credit: Graham Roche, Dublin, Ireland
Another images are from our Steve Hooks from Northern Ireland (UKMON Scotch Street station C3)
Graham’ Youtube Video:
Beginning of fireball captured by another Scotch Street camera and also Richard Fleet (UKMON Wilcot station) has captured this fireball over 450 km away.
Cooperating with our colleagues from other European networks we managed to get some rough calculations done, although with some level of inaccuracy we came to interesting conclusions:
And we have a ground map:
Orbit elements are: a = 2.442 AU, q = 1.004 AU, e = 0.588, i = 3.818°, peri = 5.317°, node = 216.104°
And finally projected to Google Earth:
If you would like to see yourself here is the KML file free to download.