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International Meteor Organization

Created in 1988

The International Meteor Organization (IMO) was founded in 1988 and has more than 250 members now. IMO was created in response to an ever growing need for international cooperation of meteor amateur work.

IMO FORUM

The place to be to talk about meteors

Report a Fireball

Report A fireball You saw something bright and fast? Like a huge shooting star? Report it: it may be a fireball.

Add an Observation Session

Share a visual observation session You counted meteors last night? Share your results with us!

Share a photo

You took a photo of a meteor or fireball? You have a screenshot of your cam? Share it with us!

Share a video

You caught a meteor or fireball on video? Share your video with us!

Meteor Showers Calendar

Next major shower peak

Orionids

The Orionids are a medium strength shower that sometimes reaches high strength activity. In a normal year the Orionids produce 10-20 shower members at maximum. In exceptional years, such as 2006-2009, the peak rates were on par with the Perseids (50-75 per hour). Recent displays have produced low…

Peak Night: October 20-21st.
The moon will be 5% of full.

Current active major meteor showers

Meteor Shower Calendar

Latest Major Fireball Events

Everyday, we receive reports about Fireballs. Here are some of the latest major Fireball Events: