Scotch street fireball from 20 April 2014


Fireball date: 20 April 2014 at 00:16:35 UT

Fireball ID: M20140420_001635


Steve from Northern Ireland has recorded this beautiful -5 mag. fireball with clearly visible 2 main and 3 secondary explosions.

Richard also recorded this fireball from Wilcot West camera:

Scotch street fireball from 20 April 2014 by Wilcot camera

We’ve calculated orbital elements and projected ground map:

Scotch street fireball from 20 April 2014 ground map

Scotch street fireball from 20 April 2014 ground map

Using UKMON developed software we are able to project path of this meteor onto Google Earth.

Scotch street fireball from 20 April 2014 ground map