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NASA ALL-SKY FIREBALL NETWORK VIDEOS
 
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Slide 008 Fireball Example - Leonid fireball detected by the Huntsville, AL all-sky camera on 11/19/2010 at 7:08 UT. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 008 Superbolide Example – Park Forest superbolide detected by a police car’s dashboard camera.


Slide 028 Impact Flash - Impact flash generated by a meteoroid striking the moon. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 066 Two Camera Detection (Chickamauga) - Leonid fireball detected by the Chickamauga, GA all-sky camera on 11/19/2010 at 7:08 UT. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 066 Two Camera Detection (Huntsville) - Leonid fireball detected by the Huntsville, AL all-sky camera on 11/19/2010 at 7:08 UT. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 070 Airplane False Alarm – Sometimes an airplane will fool the detection software used by the fireball network. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 070 Bird False Alarm – Occasionally birds will choose the all-sky camera as a resting place. Credit: University of Western Ontario


Slide 070 Bug False Alarm – Bugs can sometimes get in the way of a fireball detection, like the spider seen here. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 070 Headlight False Alarm – The glare from headlights can sometimes will fool the detection software used by the fireball network. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 070 Iridium Flare False Alarm – Satellites occasionally reflect sunlight and appear like a bright flare in the night sky. Credit: NASA MEO


Slide 070 Lightning False Alarm – Rarely, lightning will fool the detection software used by the fireball network. Credit: University of Western Ontario


Slide 072 Grimsby Fireball - Famous fireball detected over Ontario, Canada. Pieces of it survived to the ground (as meteorites) and were recovered in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. Credit: University of Western Ontario


Slide 075 Grimsby Orbit Animation - Orbit of the Grimsby meteoroid before hitting the Earth. Credit: David Clark, University of Western Ontario


Slide 095 ISS in the All-sky Camera - International Space Station seen by the fireball network over Huntsville, AL. Credit: NASA MEO

The following videos are part of the Zip file that you can download for viewing:
  • Slide 019 Comet Approaching the Sun – As comets travel near the sun they heat up and lose dust and gas. (mpeg)
  • Slide 020 Earth Traveling Through Comet Debris – The Earth travels through the stream of debris left behind by the comet. This causes a meteor shower. (mpeg)
  • Slide 028 Impact on Jupiter – Impact flashes from the impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter. (mpeg)