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Bright fireball over Ashokan Reservoir, New York


A bright fireball was seen above Ashokan Reservoir, NY at 10:13 UTC on March 28, 2019 (18:13 EST). The event lasted several seconds.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 261 reports by 12:00 UTC, March 29, mainly from Connecticut and Pennslyvania. Eyewitness reports also came from Washington DC, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia.

The preliminary 3D trajectory by AMS shows that the fireball was traveling from SE to NW and ended its flight NW of Pine Hill, NY.

Preliminary 3D trajectory. Credit: AMS

NY fireball March 28, 2019 – heatmap. Credit: AMS

Featured image: Stack picture from Peter Deterline’s video. Credit: Peter Deterline, AMS

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