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Fireballs Aotearoa

Fireballs Aotearoa aims to recover freshly-fallen meteorites and to observe meteor showers in New Zealand. We are a collaboration between members of the public, schools, universities, observatories and the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand. We welcome anyone who’s interested!

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History

The Fireball image above was taken by Greg Price in 2022 looking towards Canterbury from Richmond. The meteorite pictured above fell in Auckland in 2004.

Fireballs Aotearoa expresses its appreciation to its supporters and donors, including the anonymous ones (you know who you are!) and: