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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.

International Fireball Program

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

Want to know more about this program?

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

Perseids

The Perseids are the most popular meteor shower as they peak on warm August nights as seen from the northern hemisphere. The Perseids are active from July 17 to August 24. They reach a strong maximum on August 12 or 13, depending on the year. Normal rates seen from rural locations range from 50-75 shower…

Peak Night: Aug 12 2020.
The moon will be 47% of full.

Currently 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: