Aurora Land Fireball

By: Yuichi Takasaka


Region: Americas

Site: Northwest Territories - Canada

Date: 2014 March 6

This dazzling fireball blazed across an aurora-filled sky over remote Canada's Northwest Territories. From the photographer: "One of the brightest fireball I've seen. I was leading one of my aurora photography tours when this blasted across the sky over Vee Lake, Yellowknife where it exploded toward the north. It got so bright that I had to close my eyes, just like someone used a flash in front of me. A few minutes later, we could hear a huge explosion sound from the direction of the fireball fell. I am not sure the sound was created by sonic boom or something else." To realize how bright this fireball appeared in the sky see this image of the same meteor captured by the photographer's other camera. See TWAN diverse collection of fireballs. Yuichi Takasaka,

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