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Bright Daytime Bolide with Sonic Boom observed from Belgium Netherland and Germany on 28 June 2019

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Bright daytime Bolide was observed by more than 300 witnesses from Belgium, Netherland and Germany on 28 June 2019 around 9:30 in the evening hours. A loud sonic boom and bright fireball were reported by many hundreds of people.

 

 

 

UPDATE JULY 05:

 

First picture with clear fragmentation of the bolide from Jun. 28th in north of netherland. Meteorites could have reached the ground!

 

 

UPDATE JUNE 30:

 

First authentic footage of Netherland fireball from June 28th posted on Twitter by Dr. Marco Langbroek!

 

 

 

 

WATCH NETHERLANDS BOLIDE VIDEO FOOTAGE

 

UPDATE JULY 1:

 

Another Video was posted on July 1st by Dr. Marco Langbroek

 

 

 

 

 

Hundreds of reports made

 

As the sun was setting the bright fireball crossed the sky in direction South to North. It was seen by many hundreds of observers from different countries including Belgium, Netherland and Germany.

 

Reports speaking from a white, blue to green color and a loud immense sonic boom at the end of the trail in the north of netherland.

 

Here an exclusive video provided by Meteorite Belgium Facebook Page!

 

 

 

 

AMS REPORTS

 

The American Meteor Society, so far, received 341 reports about the fireball seen over Drenthe, Flevoland, Friesland, Gelderland, Groningen, Limburg, Lower Saxony, Niedersachsen, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, North Brabant, North Holland, Overijssel, Région Flamande, South Holland, Utrecht, Vlaanderen, Wallonie and Zuid-Holland.

 

 

Meteor Observer Map AMS

Observer Map AMS

 

 

Heat Map

The Heat Map calculated by all registred observations – Source: AMS

 

 

Map with calculated path of fireball

Map with calculated path of fireball – Source: AMS

 

 

 

Visit AMS Event page here:

EVENT JUN. 28th AMS Event Page

Download above KML file here:

MAP

 

 

Credits:

 

AMS – American Meteor Society Homepage

Meteorite Belgium Facebook Page

Meteorite Belgium Twitter Profile

Dr. Marco Langbroek Twitter Profile

 

 

 

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Author: Alex Folta

Alex Folta is one of the co-founders, the creative head and technical director of the Meteorite Club. With over twelve years of business and design experience, Alex is responsible for our widely recognized Meteorite Club design work as well as for all creative and technical processes and questions behind the scenes. His portfolio includes work for global projects, well known brands and companys of the space and astronomy business and beyond. A true northerner in every way, Alex is a lifelong resident of Laatzen near Hanover in Germany and enjoys spending his free time with his daughter Fiona in the nature, watching stars, looking for meteorites or hunting fossils. SPACEROCKSHOP.COM

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