14 April 2010

Missouri, OK, NE, KS, AR Meteor Fireball 9APR2010

Missouri and Mid-West See Large Fireball April 6, 2010
The American Meteor Society has so far received 21 reports of a substantial fireball over the mid-western region of the USA. It
occurred near 7:55pm CDT on April 9th or 0:55 Universal Time on April 10. Most of the reports were from Missouri but outlying
reports were also received from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska. Most witnesses rate the maximum light output equal to that
of the full moon. A blue-green color was mentioned in many reports as well as fragmenting with both concurrent and delayed sounds.

Summaries of these reports may be viewed on the AMS website at: http://www.amsmeteors.org/fireball/fireball_log2010.htm

Refer to event #180.

Robert Lunsford
American Meteor Society

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