Meteorite Action!

Wednesday April 14, 2010 Mifflin (U.S.A)

This evening, Nathan Alf was taking some pictures for a class project when he captured the photo of a lifetime "I was taking pictures of the grass then I looked over, I turned it over really quick and as I took the picture I was watching it happen right up in this sky. The fact that it was glowing green kind of freaked me out a little bit. Once I figured out that it was probably like a meteor or something I was just excited and amazed" Just after 22h the fall, meteorite was found.
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Sunday February 28, 2010 Košice (Slovakia/Hungary)

The fall of this meteorite has led to a beautiful Slovak-Hungarian cooperation! Night of February 28, despite the late hour, bunch of people were watching Olympics ice hockey finals on TV when they saw the intense light of fireball, illuminated streets and interior of apartments. Witnesses were even heard cannon-like burst. But the weather was bad and the Central European Fireball Network didn't take direct optical records of the bolide. Meteorite streak across North Hungary sky, where the weather was better, and after call witnesses, two videos of the meteor were published. Thanks to calibration of videos by members of the Hungarian Astronomical Association contributed (namely Igaz Antal) and trajectory analysis done by dr. Jiri Borovicka (Czech Academy of Sciences), a scientist Slovak team, under the leadership of Juraj Toth, found the first piece of meteorite in March 20, 2010.
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Saturday January 17, 2009 Maribo (Denmark)

6 weeks after the fireball observed in Northern Europe, and several days spent on field, Thomas Grau perform feat to find a unique, 25 gr, carbonaceous chondrite on Lolland's island in Denmark. Indeed, according to meteor's trajectory, there was a high probability that it falls in the Baltic Sea. In addition to hundreds eyewitness and noise report, fireball was caught on a surveillance video camera in Sweden and on an all sky camera in Netherlands.
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Thursday November 20, 2008 Buzzard Coulee (Canada)

Andrew Bartlett, 63, was trying to film planes passing over his 10th-floor apartment at 103rd Street and Jasper Avenue when he saw what looked like a bright ball of flame.He held his camera steady and caught two seconds of it on tape. The object seemed to burn out just before it reached the horizon."The right place at the right time. It's a million-in-one chance," Bartlett said, marvelling at the video and his good fortune.
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Thursday November 28, 2002 Colorado (U.S.A)

This Fireball fell on Thanksgiving Day in United States.Five cameras captured the event: two from network DMNS: at Kent Denver School in Englewood and at Montrose High School, two other from allsky network in Albuquerque and Platteville and one from Xilinx Corporation, Longmont security camera.
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Saturday April 06, 2002 Neuschwanstein (Germany)

22h 20 two luminous flares illuminate successively the sky of Bavaria; a few minutes later, five deafening detonations are heard. The phenomenon is observed in Germany, Austria and even France.The bolide fell into the zone of the systematic observation stations of the EN Fireball network, 10 cameras of it (8 German, 1 Austrian, 1 Czech) caught the event and also 3 radio and 2 infrason stations, and seismographs, it revealed to us its origin and destiny.Fortunate discovery: it had the same orbit as meteorite of Pribram, which fell on April 7, 1959! For the first time an asteroid stream was shown to exist!
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Saturday October 27, 2001 Mer du Nord (Scotland)

Over thirty observations of this meteor were collected from England, Scotland, Northern Germany, from Netherlands, the oilfields of Valhalla Sea North, Belgium, Denmark, France, and various ship in North Sea.Coastguards were alerted to incident at Anglia and Kent sea after explosion noise was hearin
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