Fireball Caught on Camera over Texas

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Over 95 fireball reports from 3 states

The AMS has received over 95 reports so far about of a fireball event seen above Texas on November 15th, 2018 around 21:25am CDT (November 16th 3:25 Universal Time). The fireball was seen primarily from Texas but was also seen from Louisiana and Oklahoma.

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AMS Event #4922-2019 – Witness location and estimated ground trajectory

Trajectory

The preliminary 3D trajectory computed based on all the reports submitted to the AMS shows that the Fireball was traveling from East to West and ended its flight somewhere South East of Johnson City, TX.

AMS Event #4922-2019 – Estimated 3D Trajectory

Videos

The event has been caught on a dashcam by Christopher Cato from in the Killeen area and M.B. from Houston,TX:

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14 comments

    • Lisa 4 weeks ago

      Same here, around 7 pm. Streaking south and breaking apart. Alpine, TX

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  • Mike Burrell 4 weeks ago

    On Thursday 11/15 night 9:22ish I was outside walking the dog. The whole sky lit up bright green. I looked up and observed still glowing pieces moving northeast in the direction of Sisterdale and Fredericksburg. From my perspective the flash was directly overhead! I live in Boerne, TX

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  • Mike Burrell 4 weeks ago

    Oh I forgot to mention that about 20 to 30 seconds after the flash I heard 2 faint but distinct booms.

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  • Amanda Papenfus 4 weeks ago

    I saw something like this on Tuesday the 13th approx 1230a. I was on a road trip but think I was around Amarillo. I assumed it was a meteor.

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  • Pat Blair 4 weeks ago

    Returning home from Houston Thursday night, the other passenger in the car and I saw the comet simultaneously. Pretty spectacular!

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  • Matt 4 weeks ago

    Thursday night I saw it too, I live in San Antonio . Out my guard shack window. Bright blue and lasted about four seconds

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  • Briana Giselle Jauregui 4 weeks ago

    I just saw a blue flash in the sky like a flare.
    There was smoke. South Pasadena CA. ~15minutes ago.

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    • Briana Giselle Jauregui 4 weeks ago

      Tuesday, November 20. 04:15 ish.

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  • Kris 4 weeks ago

    I saw something, I assumed to be a meteor Tuesday night 11/21/18. Later I saw a smoke trail coming out of the sky. I wish I could post the pic. I got.. Avinger, TX

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  • Kelly Soto Villalta 4 weeks ago

    Im from Sanford North Carolina, I saw this meteor about 9:25ish at night. I seen shooting starts across the sky but this one shot straight down which was different.

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  • Richard Wilkes 4 weeks ago

    Saw it Thursday night driving west bound through Winnie, TX. Roughly 9:20 pm

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  • Mark Lambert 4 weeks ago

    Driving along the north shore of Corpus Christi Bay, northbound. My wife was talking and I screamed out “Holy shit”, I thought it was going to hit 20 miles north east of where we were, it was huge.

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  • Luke 4 weeks ago

    Just saw another one tonight. Around 7:18pm north of Houston

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