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Meteor fireball crosses the sky of Goiás, Brazil causing flash, explosion on April 9

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Director of the Southern Pleiades Astronomy Group, Ary Martins, said the meteor moved slowly through the sky at about 80 or 90 km. A video shot in Aparecida de Goiânia by one of the members of the group, Daniel Basile, shows the moment of the phenomenon.

"It was an exceptionally bright meteor. It produced two flashes of light, followed by a bang. It is not yet possible to say, but based on the properties, there is a possibility that meteorites, which are smaller parts of it, survived and hit the ground," he said.

Goiás was happy about the phenomenon on social networks. "It was the largest and longest fireball I've ever seen. It is very exciting to witness such an event," said a resident of Aparecida de Goiânia.

"I was at home. There was lightning in the sky, then a strong explosion like thunder. The phenomenon was very beautiful," said Maycon de Sousa Oliveira, a resident of Anápolis.


(Translated by Google)

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Meteor fireball over Quebec on April 4

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We received one report about a fireball seen over Québec on Monday, April 4th 2022 around 06:13 UT.

For this event, we received one video and one photo.


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Meteor fireball over England on April 6

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We received 6 reports about a fireball seen over England on Wednesday, April 6th 2022 around 00:38 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over England, Wales and France on April 1

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We received 17 reports about a fireball seen over England, Hauts-de-France, Normandie and Wales on Friday, April 1st 2022 around 22:18 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos and 4 photos.


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Meteor fireball over Merseyside, UK on March 26

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A meteor was spotted by people across Merseyside.

The UK Meteor Network described it as 'a fairly big meteor' in a post on social media . The ECHO's chief photographer Colin Lane spotted a 'mini fireball' in the sky on Saturday evening.

Colin, who lives on Merseyside, said: "I was looking up at the clear sky a mini fireball caught my eye. I initially thought it was a firework but there was no sound. It was falling from the sky with a golden glow fireball. Guessing it was meteor or shooting star."


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Meteor fireball over California on March 26

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We received 10 reports about a fireball seen over CA on Saturday, March 26th 2022 around 06:40 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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2nd bright meteor fireball in a row spotted in Manitoba Wednesday night

This is a still taken from a video of the meteor from near Grand Marais, Man., on Wednesday.
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This is a still taken from a video of the meteor from near Grand Marais, Man., on Wednesday.
Manitobans got back-to-back surprises with fireballs that streaked across the night sky.

"They're both pretty much once-in-a-lifetime kinds of sightings, so the odds of them happening two in a row right after each other is really, really amazing," said Scott Young, planetary astronomer at the Manitoba Museum.

Parts of western Manitoba and Saskatchewan had a similar sight on Tuesday night.

The fireball on Wednesday happened around 9:45 p.m. Sightings of the meteor falling through the sky were reported from people in the northern Interlake region through Winnipeg and south to Niverville.

So far, there have been 50 sightings of Wednesday's meteor sent to the International Meteor Organization, Young said.

On Tuesday, people reported sightings from as far north as The Pas, but also in locations in southern Saskatchewan and North Dakota.


Comment: The other event: Meteor fireball over Alberta, Manitoba, ND and Saskatchewan on March 23


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Meteor fireball over Alberta, Manitoba, ND and Saskatchewan on March 23

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We received 45 reports about a fireball seen over Alberta, Manitoba, ND and Saskatchewan on Wednesday, March 23rd 2022 around 02:49 UT.

For this event, we received 4 videos and 2 photos.


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Meteor fireball explodes twice on the coast of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil on March 21

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A meteor was seen exploding twice, on the night of the second fair (3/21), over the coast of Rio Grande do Sul. An image lasted just 2.4 seconds and was captured during the North March Virginids meteor shower, as 10:30 p.m.

Second Heller & Jung Space Observatory, which recorded the moment, or fragment entered the atmosphere at an altitude of 93.2 km and was extinguished 53 km above the ocean, near the municipality of São José do Norte, in the state of São Paulo.


(Translated by Google)

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Meteor fireball crossed Hungary's sky at Lake Balaton at dawn on March 22

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The fireball could be seen from Balatonszemes towards the northeast.

The large fireball passed through the sky at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday morning.

March is not a month usually known for meteors, although there were several shots of fireballs, Időkép reports. Next month, however, the meteor showers will start to arrive, they write.


A fireball also crossed the sky in January.