In the evening of september 19, 2014 a long lasting earthgrazing fireball appeared above the Netherlands. Both my all sky camera EN-98 and CAMS 352 camera captured this briljant fireball. Observers at the public observatory Bussloo estimated this fireball of magnitude -6. Based on my all sky image I think it is a correct estimate. What a sight that must have been!!!
For the CAMS movie, go to VIMEO
The fireball is also photographed from the Public Observatory Bussloo:
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Sigma 4.5 mm F2.8 EX DC Circulair fish eye
Timer Controller: Canon TC-80N3
Exposure time: 89s
Interval: 1 s
Period UT: 20:19:00 - 20:19:59
Time meteor UT: 20:19:45 UT (CAMS 352 timing)
Constellation: CYG - AND
Brightness: -6 (multiple short flares)
Simultaneously with stations: public observatory Bussloo (Jaap van 't Leven)
Remarks: more than 70 breaks, 8 seconds vicibility.
Picture 4: CAMS image of the september 19, 2014 fireball.
Picture 5: trajectory of the fireball. of september 19, 2014 at 20:19:42 UT, based on CAMS calculations done by Carl Johannink, chart and plot made by Marco Langbroek. Click on the image for a better resolution.