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Bright fireball over the Netherlands, 112 reports submitted to IMO


A bright fireball was seen streaking across the sky above the Netherlands at 21:30 UTC on June 29, 2018. The event lasted between 3 and 7 seconds before the object disintegrated.

The fireball was seen over Vlaanderen, Friesland, Noord-Brabant, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Gelderland, Limburg, Utrecht, Flevoland, Zuid-Holland, Drenthe, Bruxelles, Overijssel, Zeeland, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Noord-Holland, Wallonie, England, Groningen, Niedersachsen, Waals Gewest and North Holland, according to the International Meteor Organization who received 112 reports by 12:00 UTC, June 30.

Heatmap and trajectory of fireball over the Netherlands on June 29, 2018. Credit: IMO

The IMO has so far received only one image of this object:


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Featured image: Bright fireball over the Netherlands on June 29, 2018.





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