posted on Mar, 25 2013 @ 07:45 PM
Well, the main thread has become a bit of a joke, so I'm going to post an update here instead.
As of writing today, the AMS had received 1207 reports from 21 states of this event, making it the most reported event on the AMS database since 2005
when the database was incarnated in it's current form.
The interactive map of witness reports is looking a bit crowded to say the least:
Some nice images of the fireball have also surfaced:
Here is a remarkable pair of pictures taken by Biologist and Amateur Meteor Astronomer Carl Fuller of the Greater New York City Area. Carl
installed an astronomy camera on his roof 9 months ago and was hoping to capture some meteor trails. Looks like he caught the mother load.
I'd encourage anyone reading this to consider installing a camera themselves to catch fireballs, and a guide can be downloaded from
There is also another way (using different software/hardware from the way described in the link above) to set up a fireball camera, and more info on
the subject can be found here
ATS member Trillium has a setup similar to that above and after a few months has already captured a few meteors, one of which was
as some of you may have already noticed.
edit on 25-3-2013 by
FireballStorm because: formatting