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Meteor Section Reports 2009

Details of recent meteor activity as observed by Section members and others are regularly reported, with additional meteor-related news, in the SPA's Electronic News Bulletins and sometimes also in the SPA's online Forums. Occasionally, separate special reports are issued on this website as well. The links below provide direct access to such information from the current year.

Meteor Shower Reports:

Fireball Reports:

  • January 9-10, western UK: ENB 260, ENB 259.
  • January 17-18, northern Europe (imaged & dropped meteorites): General Chat Forum.
  • January 18-19, UK: ENB 260.
  • February 13-14, France, Italy & Texas, USA; February 16-17, Finland (all imaged): ENB 262.
  • March 4-5, eastern England & Netherlands (imaged): ENB 263.
  • March 10-11, southern UK: ENB 264, ENB 263.
  • March 15-16, England: ENB 264.
  • April 4-5, Britain & Ireland: ENB 266, ENB 265.
  • April 19 to 22, UK: ENB 266.
  • May 11-12, British Isles: ENB 267.
  • June 15-16, southern England & Channel Islands: ENB 269.
  • June 15-16, June 19-20 & July 3-4, Europe, all imaged: ENB 270.
  • August 15-16, France, Belgium & Netherlands (imaged): ENB 275.
  • September 2-3, Ireland: ENB 275.
  • October 8, Indonesia: ENB 276.
  • October 13-14, Netherlands (imaged): ENB 276.
  • November 21-22, South Africa (imaged): ENB 277.
  • November 21-22, Northern Ireland (imaged): ENB 277.
  • Fireball Sightings from 2009 (annotated list).

Meteor Observing:

Impact Events:

  • February 11, Collision debris from orbital impact between Iridium 33 and Cosmos 2251 satellites: ENB 266.
  • February 13-14, Texas, USA, meteorite fall: ENB 266.

Non-Meteoric Events:

Alastair McBeath

Added by:  Robin Scagell