Another bright meteor fireball explodes over Germany


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Another bright meteor fireball explodes over Germany

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AMS event # 4299-2017: Observers map

The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received over 600 reports of a bright meteor fireball exploding over southern Germany on Tuesday, November 14th 2017 around 16:48 UT.

The event (#4299-2017) was also observed from the neighbouring countries of Switzerland, Austria and France. One report from Sabine B. near Kempten describes the experience: “I’ve never seen anything like that in my life” according to Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Just over a week ago on November 6, 2017 another bright meteor fireball exploded over northern Germany.

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Meteor fireball over southern Germany on November 14, 2017 as seen from Maselheim, Germany.