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Weekly Meteor Activity Outlook

Meteor Activity of the Week

Lyrid Meteors, the moon and Venus over Northern Chile. Composite image of 5 hours shooting. Las Campanas observatory, Atacama desert, …

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Visual Workshop & Spectroscopic Workshop РPezinok-Modra, Slovakia, August 29-30, 2018

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?

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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

eta Aquariids

The Eta Aquariids are a strong shower when viewed from the southern tropics. From the equator northward, they usually only produce medium rates of 10-30 per hour just before dawn. Activity is good for a week centered the night of maximum activity. These are swift meteors that produce a high percentage…

Peak Night: May 4-5th.
The moon will be 69% of full.

Current active major meteor showers

Meteor Shower Calendar

Latest Major Fireball Events

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