eta Aquarid fireball 7 May 2013


Fireball date: 7 May 2013 at 02:17:35 UT

Fireball ID: M20130507_021735


This is a - 4.6 mag. fireball meteor recorded from two UKMON stations, Clanfield South and Ash Vale South.

Very long and very fast with 67.01 km/s velocity. The meteor started burning in 118 km above the ground and stopped at 98 km. Covering quite a distance of 165 km across the Channel.

Image from Ash Vale:

Image of M20130507_021735 fireball from Ash Vale

Image from Clanfield South:

Image of M20130507_021735 fireball from Clanfield South

and a ground map:

M20130507_021735 fireball ground map

UPDATE:

S.P.A.M. radio network kindly supplied radio images of this fireball:

Fireball M20130507_021735 radio image

Fireball M20130507_021735 radio image

Wilcot SW station