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Robert Lunsford

7 fireballs in 1 night! The Alpha Capricornids roar

This week, a camera saw 7 fireballs in 1 night! If you wish to see some celestial fireworks, the Alpha Capricornids are active all night long this time of year!

Slow, long fireball Monday night over the UK

After a slow start, 2023 has now provided a massive boost to the fireball activity with a well-timed event over the southern United Kingdom.

Taurid meteors in 2022: Watch for fireballs!

The 2 Taurid meteor showers are overlapping around now, making this week a great time to watch. Plus, this year, 2022, there's an extra chance to see fireballs!

Brilliant fireball over Texas on July 24

A brilliant fireball lit up the skies over Texas on the evening of July 24, 2022. If you witnessed it, click here for a reporting link.

Daylight fireball over Mississippi: Meteorites found!

Searchers have found meteorites - pieces of the daylight fireball - seen on April 27, 2022. These meteorites landed near Natchez, Mississippi.

SpaceX de-orbit burn witnessed over Europe

Skywatchers in Europe thought they saw a fireball - but it was the de-orbit burn of a SpaceX rocket - in the early evening of April 21, 2022.

Fireball over Germany! Did you see it?

A fireball lit up the skies over Germany last night. If you witnessed this fireball the IMO invites you to fill out a fireball report as soon as possible.