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19 January 2014

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Breaking News- UK / Holland /  Belgium / Germany Fireball Meteor/s Approx. 2020 GMT 18JAN2014
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UK / Holland /  Belgium / Germany Fireball Meteor/s Approx. 2020 GMT 18JAN2014
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1/18/2014 -- Meteor seen over the Netherlands [dashcam]
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Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-
18JAN2014 Jim Almere, The Netherlands 21:32:00  GMTplus1 2 top to bottom Quick drop > rainbow trail > bright flash exceptionally bright black trail in the sky after 3 minutes white impressive

18JAN2014 Tim North Shields UK 20.18 approx 2 secs Facing E, Track NW to SE over sea to right of moon Barium Green, small amount white Slightly brighter than the moon No just one discontinuity Have CCTV video available

18JAN2014 James Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, UK 2000 UTC approx 2 sec0nds Seen to the East of Location, falling to earth in southerly direction green trail twice as bright a sirius none none

18JAN2014 Marian jones Morecambe England Approx 20.20 3 secs North to South facing east Blue/turquoise/silver Moon Trailing colours Spectacular

18JAN2014 Tim North Shields 20.18 approx 2 secs Observing E, track NW to SE over North Sea barium green brighter than moon No Have video from CCTV camera

18JAN2014 SAM BARTON UPON HUMBER,N,LINCSUK 20.25PM 3 - 4 SECONDS FACING NORTH EAST MOVED FROM NW-SE WHITE BALL WITH BLUEY GREEN TAIL QUITE CLOUDY AT THE TIME BUT STILL BRIGHTER THAN THE MOON NO HEADING IN THE DIRECTION OF THE MOON

18JAN2014 Julie St neots cambs uk 20. 15 approx 5 sec Left to right Green then orange Moon ? No None

18JAN2014 Steve Marsters Morton, Bourne, England 20:40:00 3 seconds Facing N Meteor went N west to east Green venus no looked like a firework but definitely wasnt

18JAN2014 kleah Hirst SCUNTHORPE 20.15 2 N-E green/blue venus ball of colour with a tail the tail colour disapeared as fast as the bakk

18JAN2014 Graham Nottingham uk 20.35 2-3 SECS E-W LOOKING EAST GREENISH COLOUR WITH WHITE TAIL AND WAS A VERY LARGE OBJECT MOON BUT GREEN IN COLOUR NO WAS A VERY LARGE OBJECT BUT OVER VERY QUICKLY SO NO FILM OR PICTURE

18JAN2014 Kevin Kane Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. UK 20.20 hours Approximately 4 seconds I was facing East. Watching very clear full moon. Object travelled from generally from West to East. Just under the moon. Bright green. Almost Fluorescent Green. Very very bright No but left trail. One of the most exciting natural phenomena I have ever seen. I was absolutely amazed. So excited. I am a retired cop so I thought I had just about seen everything.. I was actually excited. Hope this helps....Kevin

18JAN2014 Andrew Dunham on trent, Nottinghamshire, U.K. 20.40 GMT PM 2 sec Started high and went out low, W-E, right to left, I was Facing north Green / Blue Very bright, like the sun Yes A friend commented they saw it and they live 30 mile away, and commented on the colour, being almost turquoise.

18JAN2014 hannah lincoln uk 8.30 pm 3 secs w to e facing north green tail sun no it was big

18JAN2014 Clare Seymour Oakham, Rutland, Uk 20:20/GMT 1 sec NW-NE,left to right, facing north Green Bright as moon None Single bright green streak, as bright as a firework

18JAN2014 David Stockport, Cheshire, UK 20:16:00 2/3/2014 Left to right White at front, then green and blue Brighter than moon No Saturday 18 January 2014 at approx. 20:16 - 20:18. We were driving from SK8 (Cheadle) to SK2 (Davenport/Stockport) on Adswood Road(just near the railway bridge/Jewsons). It travelled from left to right coming down from the sky at angle of between 3 and 4 pm on a clock. It was extremely bright white at the large forward end of the item and was then blue and green towards the tail end. We cannot remember what colour was nearest the white, whether it was blue or green. The green was almost emerald in colour and the blue fiercely bright
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18JAN2014 Richard griffin Mansfield, uk 20.2 2 seconds Ne-e Green/white Same as moon No Saw a meteorite for the first time travelling east to west of similar brightness almost exactly 12 months to the date of this sighting

18JAN2014 Mike Old Dalby, Leicestershire, UK 20.20 UK 3 - 4 secs N-S Left to right 45 degrees downward. Facing East. Bright white/green Brighter than the moon, appeared similar to a firework None I have never seen such a bright meteor before and probably never will again

18JAN2014 Gordon Newark notts 2020 3 secs N-E left to right Green Moon Yes Artwork

18JAN2014 pauline hull, yorkshire england 20.18 3 left to right aqua blue fuzzy moon no big blue fuzzy ball wiv a long tail

18JAN2014 tim pettinger sheffield 20:20pm 5 seconds north trailing sparky tail on a downward tangle rather than horizontal moon short sparky tail looking out a window from manor park sheffield out towards rotheram/tinsly direction

Also seen in Germany-
There is one report from Kaldenkirchen/Venlo (German-Dutch border) which does probably refer to the same event, although the given time is not exact:
Best regards,
Martin
Thank you Martin for helping with information!

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3 comments:

Imran Khan said...

Imran, Nottingham, UK. I saw this last night at 8.20pm approx. It was a bright turquoise colour, i have never seen anything so amazing!

David Maughan said...

Observed from South Shields Pier Tyneside at 20:20 tracking NW to SE across the moon. Bright green lighting up the sky. Seen many but nothing Like this one brilliant.

Marc Frobisher said...

I saw this too just after 20:20 GMT 18th Jan 2014. Falling East to West (10 o'clock to 4 o'clock) fast! Lit up bright green as it entered the atmosphere and had a long green trail... was awesome to see! Marc Chesterfield Derbyshire UK