Fireball Report Form

This data will be sent to the Fireball Data Center of the International Meteor Organization. Please fill out as many boxes as possible, or you can fill out a report in the comments box at the bottom of the form. You can type as much as you want into each box.

Please check the instructions for submitting this Fireball Report Form.

Date, Time and Location

Date of the fireball: (year), (month), (day)
Time: (hour), (minutes), (seconds)
Location (town, country):
If possible provide coordinates from a topographic map
Longitude: ° ' " E/W
Latitude: ° ' " N/S

Fireball Parameters

Apparent path:
Fill in either stellar coordinates
Beginning point right ascension: Beginning point declination:
Ending point right ascension: Ending point declination:

or earth-based coordinates:
(North=360°, East=90° ...)
Beginning point elevation (°) Beginning point azimuth (°)
Ending point elevation (°) Ending point azimuth (°)

or in coordinates of Atlas Brno:
Beginning point x: mm
Beginning point y: mm
Ending point x: mm
Ending point y: mm
Chart number:
R =
or relative to stars:
Trail position relative to stars:
Apparent angle to horizontal:

Description:

Apparent magnitude:
or comparison with
brightness of full moon:
Duration: seconds
Color(s):
Trail:
Fragmentation:
Persistent Train:
Angular Velocity: °/s or Scale:
Sound: Time interval between
fireball and sound (seconds):
Shower:

Observer

Observer's name:
Address:
e-mail: PLEASE, DON'T FORGET YOUR E-MAIL!
Report Collected / submitted by

It is not necessary to fill out this section if reported by the observer.

Name:
e-mail:
Telephone (work): Telephone (home):
Fax:

If you have further comments please write them here