On November 14, 4 impressive fireballs were observed and video recorded over Europe and the US. Three days later, another set of very bright meteors appeared in several places. On November 16th, 2017, at 18 h 40 min UT, a very bright fireball was recorded over Northern Finland: it was recorded by several cameras over the country, and the blast originating from the meteor was felt by many people. The fireball was also observed from Norway and Russia, and it seems its magnitude was close to -20 (100 times the brightness of a Full Moon)!

Another very bright meteor was recorded from camera stations in the Netherlands (Noordwijk, Oostkappelle) and France (Cappelle-la-Grande) thanks to FRIPON and Oostkappelle Project video networks on November 17th, 00 h 27 min UT. According to Klaas Jobse, who recorded the meteor with the Oostkapelle Project camera, the persistent train was recorded during more than 10 minutes, althought the fireball appeared very close to the horizon!

The November 17, 2017, 00h 17min UT firebvall captured with the camera station of the Oostkappelle Project. Credit: Klaas Jobse, Oostkappelle project
The November 17, 2017, 00h 27min UT fireball captured with the camera station of the Oostkappelle Project. Credit: Klaas Jobse, Oostkappelle project
The November 17, 2017, 00h 27min UT fireball captured with the camera stations of Cappelle-la-Grande (France) and Nordwijk (the Netherlands). Credit: FRIPON
The November 17, 2017, 00h 27min UT fireball captured with the camera stations of Cappelle-la-Grande (France) and Noordwijk (the Netherlands). Credit: FRIPON
Radio reflection on the ionized train of the November 17, 00h 27min UT fireball: the overdense echo lasted much more than usual meteors, as seen from Humain receiving radio station. Credit: BRAMS
Radio reflection on the ionized train of the November 17, 00h 27min UT fireball: the overdense echo lasted much more than usual meteors, as seen from Humain receiving radio station. Credit: BRAMS

And last, but not least, a bright Leonid was captured over Southern Spain on November 17, at 05h 11 min UT.

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