On Saturday evening there were two bright fireballs observed, over the UK and only some hours later over Canada! A couple of days before, on Tuesday, another bright fireball was spotted over France and even caught on video.

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Fireball Over France on July 10th

The IMO has received 28 reports so far about a fireball seen from France, the Netherlands and Germany on Tue 10 July 2018 around 21:25 UTC. The french meteor network BOAM caught 4.4 seconds of the fireball from a camera station located in Chaligny (East of France). For this event, we also received a photo taken by M. Rebbe from Oberwolfach, Germany.

IMO Event#2379-2018 caught by the french meteor network BOAM
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IMO Event#2379-2018 caught by M.Rebbe – Oberwolfach, Germany

Fireball Over Northern England on July 14th

A couple of days later, 14 July 2018 at 21:47 UTC, a fireball was spotted over Northern England. So far, there are more than 50 reports, one even from the Netherlands.

UK-trajectory

IMO Event#2379-2018 – Witness Locations and Estimated ground trajectory

Fireball Over Ontario and Quebec (Canada) on July 14th

On 14 July 2018 at 01:05 UTC (21:05 LT) another fireball was observed over Quebec, reported by more than 77 observers from different states like Pennsylvania, Quebec, New York Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

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