(meteorobs) Midwestern USA Fireball April 11, 2012

Robert Lunsford lunro.imo.usa at cox.net
Thu Apr 12 18:57:27 EDT 2012

The American Meteor Society has so far received nearly 40 reports of a bright fireball over much of the Midwestern states including Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, and Kentucky . This event occurred near 8:20pm CDT Wednesday evening April 11th. Reports of many different colors have been received, with blue and green being most mentioned.  The average brightness reported by witnesses was near the light produced by a half-illuminated moon.

Summaries for this event may be viewed on the AMS 2012 Fireball Table at:

Refer to event #533.

Clear Skies!

Robert Lunsford
American Meteor Society

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