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Meteor Section Fireball Report Form

Please see the fireball webpage for help and advice completing this form. Note that not all very bright objects seen moving across the sky are fireballs. Three of the commoner objects mistaken for fireballs are aircraft lights, satellite flares and "sky-lanterns". Notes on how to help recognise them are given here. In all cases, if you are not sure whether you saw a genuinely meteoric fireball or not, please send the Meteor Director as full a description as possible of what you saw. 

 

Observer:

Name:
Email:

Site Location:

Town:
County:
Country:

Or:

 
Latitude:
deg. min. sec. North South
Longitude:
deg. min. sec. East West

Date of fireball (Year - Month - Date):

 

Time of fireball:

  hours minutes seconds

Time Zone:

  (specify)

Start of fireball's track:

  ° °    
OR h m s and Declination °

End of fireball's track:

    ° °
OR h m s and Declination °
Apparent Speed (0 - 5):
Visible Duration (seconds):
If the object was visible for more than 10 seconds it may not have been a fireball. If so, check here before submitting your report.
Train Details:
Sounds:
Fragmentation:
Colours:
Estimated Magnitude:
Additional Comments:

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