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Mission statement - GFO, the Global Fireball Observatory, is a global network of all-sky cameras to help recover meteorites with measured entry orbits.

eye Report fireball sightings here.

Sites
Camera Sites:
03 + Lick Observatory
(Kostas Chloros)
04 + Mnt. Umunhum
(Lance Ginner)
05 + El Cajon
(Bob Lunsford)
09 + Tehachapi
(Sean Spratt)
19 - Auburn
(Jon Richards)
20 - Beverly Hills
(Jason Utas)
21 + Sunnyvale
(Jim Albers)
22 + Rancho Mirage Obs.
(Eric McLaughlin)
24 - Carson City
(Tom Herring)
25 - Hawthorne
(Cheri Clendenning and Sky Lockwood)
30 + ATA
(Jon Richards)
31 + Chico
(Jim Collins)
N38 - Apple Valley
(Ryan Dorcey)
N39 + Fresno State
(Fred Ringwald)

Meteorite falls:
White Mountains (2016-06-02)
Creston fall (2015-10-24)
Chelyabinsk fall (2013-02-15)
Novato fall (2012-10-17)
Sutter's Mill fall (2012-04-22)

Report possible meteorite finds in the GFO network: Petrus.M.Jenniskens@nasa.gov

Contacts:

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Dr. Peter Jenniskens,
SETI Institute,
GFO USA-W Coordinator
[email];
[Career pages]

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Jim Albers,
GFO USA-W Operations

Instructions:

DFN Wiki


The SETI Institute collaborates in this effort with NASA SERVII Australia partner Curtin University.

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Phil Bland,
GFO PI, Curtin University

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Brian Day,
NASA SERVII POC

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Nick Moskovitz,
GFO LO-CAMS coordination

Related efforts:

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Peter S. Gural,
Tracking camera
[email]

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Robert Citron,
Meteorite hunting drones

Captured meteors:

Date: Time(UTC): Stations:
2019-09-18 040458 03,04
2019-09-18 033158* 03,09,21,N38
2019-09-11 101759 03,04
2019-09-02 115258 03,04,21
2019-09-01 045858 09,22,N38
2019-08-31 035127 05,22
2019-08-14 124027 21,04
2019-08-14 093126 22,05,N38
2019-08-14 085829 09,N38
2019-08-14 085426 22,05,N38
2019-08-14 083656 22,05,N38
2019-08-14 072658 30,31
2019-08-13 091559 22,09,05
2019-08-13 075259 22,N38
2019-08-11 083556 22,N38
2019-08-07 110758 03,04,30,31
2019-08-06 051957 30,31,04,21
2019-08-05 114029 30,31
2019-08-01 071558 30,31
2019-07-31 111729 30,31
2019-07-24 094228 05,09,22
2019-07-20 062158 04,30,31
2019-07-20 054758 30,31
2019-07-18 054758 30,31
2019-07-14* 093630 03,30,04,21
2019-07-08 074626 09,22,N38
2019-07-02 052558 04,21
2019-07-01* 081428 30,31,04
2019-06-24 081858 04,03,31
2019-06-24 052126 22,09,N38
2019-06-23 102227 30,31
2019-06-22 070227 30,03
2019-06-21 052228 30,31,03,04
2019-06-11 085359 30,21,03,04
2019-06-03 073528 03,04,N39
2019-05-31 070428 09,N38
2019-05-11 101459 03,04
2019-05-08 095158 30,31
2019-05-03 060229 N39,09,30,04
2019-04-19 075228 N39,04,21
2019-04-19 035257 31,30
2019-04-10 071329 30,31
2019-04-10 065359 30,31
2019-04-07 075215 03,05,09,22
2019-04-07 054527 04,03
2019-02-21 045827 16,cams
2019-01-03 054228 31,30
2018-12-03 062602 16,30
2018-11-20 033727 30,16

*) is a possible meteorite fall


SETI Institute logo Curator: Peter Jenniskens
Responsible NASA Official: Kelly Fast (SSO)

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