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Meteor fireball over Texas and Oklahoma on May 8

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We received 4 reports about a fireball seen over OK and TX on Sunday, May 8th 2022 around 07:43 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over Germany and the Netherlands on May 8

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© Jörg S.
We received 22 reports about a fireball seen over Brandenburg, Bremen, Drenthe, Friesland, Groningen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Overijssel, Schleswig-Holstein and Zuid-Holland on Sunday, May 8th 2022 around 20:48 UT.

For this event, we received one video and 7 photos.


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Meteor fireball over New York state and Canada on May 9

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© Sam Berrada
We received 60 reports about a fireball seen over NY, Ontario, Québec, Quebec and VT on Monday, May 9th 2022 around 03:29 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Minas Gerais, Brazil on May 5

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Meteor in Minas Gerais

Clima ao Vivo cameras recorded a meteor that crossed the sky of five cities in Minas Gerais, in the beginning of the night of Thursday (05).

- Piumhi/MG - Semper Internet
- Itajubá/MG - Inovai - Cond. São Tiago
- Itapecerica/MG - Semper Internet
- Poços de Caldas/MG - Minas Garden Hotel
- Governador Valadares/MG - Lemes Tecnologia


(Translated by Google)

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NASA says pieces of "fireball" that exploded while zooming over 3 Southern states are being found on ground

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Screencapture of fireball that streaked over Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi April 27, 2022
Bright blue fireball caught on several videos

Days after a streaking fireball was spotted in the skies over three Southern states, NASA scientists have confirmed that fragments from the meteor have been found on the ground in Mississippi.

NASA said the exceptionally bright meteor was going 35,000 mph (scientists previously estimated it was traveling at 55,000 mph) when it exploded in the sky near the Louisiana-Mississippi border.

"There are confirmed reports of meteorites being found in the area east of Natchez," NASA said, while sharing an image of one of the meteorite pieces in a Facebook post on Monday.

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Meteor fireball over Taiwan on March 30

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We received one report about a fireball seen over Taiwan on Wednesday, March 30th 2022 around 16:16 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Lightning strike kills 3 in Tangail, Bangladesh

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Three people have been killed and one injured in a lightning strike at Kalihati in Tangail.

The incident took place at Hatia Gudara Ghat in Dashkia Union of the upazila on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Ariful, 16, Faisal, 16 and Mostofa, 25. The injured is Rakib, 21.

Dashkia UP Chairman MA Malek Bhuiyan said Ariful, Faisal, Rakib and Rakib's brother-in-law Mostafa went to bathe in Hatia New Dhaleshwari river in preparation for Eid prayers. At that time lightning struck them at Hatia Gudara Ghat.

Later, Rakib managed to inform his family about the incident. Rakib and others were rushed to Tangail General Hospital where the duty doctor declared Ariful, Faisal and Mostafa dead.

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Meteor fireball over Georgia and South Carolina on May 1

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© Ed Albin
We received 6 reports about a fireball seen over GA and SC on Sunday, May 1st 2022 around 06:08 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Montana and other states on April 30

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We received 9 reports about a fireball seen over Alberta, ID, MT and WA on Saturday, April 30th 2022 around 03:40 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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New Comet C/2022 F1 (ATLAS)

CBET 5112 & MPEC 2022-G82, issued on 2022, April 06, announce the discovery of a comet (magnitude ~18.5) on CCD images taken on Mar. 30.3 UT with a 0.5-m f/2 Wright-Schmidt reflector at Rio Hurtado, Chile, in the course of the "Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System" (ATLAS) search program. The new comet has been designated C/2022 F1 (ATLAS).

Stacking of 20 unfiltered exposures, 90 seconds each, obtained remotely on 2022, April 2.4 from X02 (Telescope Live, Chile) through a 0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph + CCD, shows that this object is a comet with a compact coma about 9" arcsecond in diameter (Observers E. Bryssinck, M. Rocchetto, E. Guido, M. Fulle, G. Milani, G. Savini, A. Valvasori).

Our confirmation image (click on the images for a bigger version)
C/2022 F1 Atlas
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