Bright fireball videos exploding over Brazil and Australia in May 2017


It’s been a long time that I haven’t reported any meteors / fireballs disintegrating in the night sky.

But beginning of May 2017 wasn’t so quiet around the world, especially in Brazil. Now, enjoy the videos below.

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This brilliant fireball meteor disintegrated in loud sonic booms and rumbling sounds over the city of Groningen, Netherlands in October 2009. Robert Mikaelyan Via APOD

The bright meteor fireball in the first video was recorded on the coast of São Paulo and São Jose dos Campos by Exoss cameras located in São Sebastião / SP and in São José dos Campos / SP and at the Vale do Paraíba University – UNIVAPAt at 00:41 a.m. on May 13, 2017:

The following video is from the same meteor but captured by BRAMON cameras at the Araruama / RJ station. It was not possible to calculate accurately the end of the trajectory because the trail of the meteor exceeded the limits of the field of vision. But as you will see, the space rock disintegrated very slowly:

On May 8, 2017, an Exoss camera located in São José dos Campos / SP recorded a low-speed meteor with multiple fragmentations:

The next video presents different meteors and fireballs captured by BRAMON cameras at different station throughout Brazil during the Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2017:

As the Eta Aquarid meteor shower favors the Southern Hemisphere and ranks as one of their finest showers of the year, it’s normal to finish this list with a meteor exploding in the sky of South Australia over the Southern Ocean:

Did ou know that there is a new theor about how are fireballs producing noises?

You probably have some more meteor / fireball sightings to report. Please do this in the comment below.

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