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Weekly Meteor Activity Outlook

Meteor Activity of the Week

During this period the moon will reach its new phase on Thursday February 15. At that time the moon will lie near the sun and will be invisible at night...

Screenshot of the video of the fireball recorded by Bemidji Police Department with one of their dashcam and showing the bright January 4, 2018, ~03h25min UT fireball. Credit: Bemidji Police Department
Screenshot of the video of the fireball recorded by Bemidji Police Department with one of their dashcam and showing the bright January 4, 2018, ~03h25min UT fireball. Credit: Bemidji Police Department
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Bright fireball over Manitoba/Minnesota border on Jan 4

Cropped picture of the December 31st, ~17h 35min UT fireball, captured by Haylie Campbell, from Harrogate, England. Credit: Haylie Campbell
Cropped picture of the December 31st, ~17h 35min UT fireball, captured by Haylie Campbell, from Harrogate, England. Credit: Haylie Campbell
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Last bright fireball of year 2017 over the UK?

The December 16, 02017 Norwegian fireball recorded by
The December 16, 02017 Norwegian fireball recorded by
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Bright fireball over Norway on Dec 18

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International Meteor Organization

Created in 1988

The International Meteor Organization (IMO) was founded in 1988 and has more than 250 members now. IMO was created in response to an ever growing need for international cooperation of meteor amateur work.

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Meteor Showers Calendar

Next major shower peak

Lyrids

The Lyrids are a medium strength shower that usually produces good rates for three nights centered on the maximum. These meteors also usually lack persistent trains but can produce fireballs. These meteors are best seen from the northern hemisphere where the radiant is high in the sky at dawn. Activity…

Peak Night: April 21-22nd.
The moon will be 51% of full.

Meteor Shower Calendar

Latest Major Fireball Events

Everyday, we receive reports about Fireballs. Here are some of the latest major Fireball Events: