Midnight fireball


Fireball date: 24 November 2017 at 23:59:55 UT

Fireball ID: M20171124_235955


Public fireball reports started flowing in just a few minutes after midnight about a very large fireball spotted just 5 seconds before midnight

As usual we sent an echo though our network to see if any of our cameras detected the event and we found a match. As it happens you are waiting for a bus and two come along. There was a separate fireball event at around 7:12AM but this would be too bright for our cameras.

Church Chrookham station

Peter Campbell-Burns got just a glimpse of the fireball from his Church Crookham station.

M20171124_235955 meteor from Church Crookham station

Wilcot station

Richard Fleet recorded this one from his Wilcot SW camera and you can see the complete saturation of the camera chip.

M20171124_235955 meteor from Wilcot SW station

Fireball over the Channel, 24th November 2017

Richard Bassom has also captured it on his camera.

Midnight fireball from Richard Bassom

Public reports

AMS and IMO received 68 reports about a fireball seen over England, Wales and Normandie on Saturday, November 25th 2017 around 00:01 UT.

M20171124_235955 Public reports

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The second event at 7AM

AMS received 86 reports about a fireball seen over England, Bretagne, Wales, Normandie and Pays de la Loire on Saturday, November 25th 2017 around 07:12 UT.

The second event at 7AM Public reports

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Update on The second event at 7AM

Wilcot camera has the second event as well (M20171125_071306)

M20171125_071306 meteor from Wilcot SW station

Richard Bassom has also captured it on his camera.

7AM fireball from Richard Bassom

Craig L. sent us his dashcam video

Mark and Natalie of Llanelli, South Wales sent us their dashcam footage

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