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Best Photobomb Ever: Hubble telescope was trying to take a picture of distant galaxies, but asteroids kept getting in the way

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Best photobomb ever! Hubble telescope was trying to take a picture of distant galaxies, but asteroids kept getting in the way. Some of our solar system's asteroids have photobombed deep images...

Meteor melts away in the sky of Japan (video)

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On the night of Oct. 26th, skywatchers in Japan witnessed a fireball tearing through the belt of Orion. It was yellow and very bright. Here the dramatic disintegration of the...

First clear case of an interstellar comet? Newly discovered Comet 2017 U1 may be from beyond our solar system

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Interstellar Comet Found? Comet 2017 U1 was discovered a few days ago using the PANSTARRS telescope and it may be the first clear case of interstellar planet! This new comet, C/2017...

Superbolide fireball brighter than the full moon explodes and turns night into day over China

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Out of this world! Locals were observing the full moon when a large fireball suddenly exploded in the sky over Shangri-La, China changing night into day. The burning space rock...

Near miss: A huge asteroid is hurtling toward Earth on October 12

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A huge asteroid - asteroid 2012 TC4 - is scheduled to make an uncomfortably close pass by Earth on October 12. The large space rock - discovered 5 years ago...

Large meteor fireball disintegrates in loud booms over Arizona – Another bolide explodes over Latvia (videos)

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Besides volcanoes and the seismic activity along the Ring of Fire, the sky is also heating up! There are currently plenty of large meteor fireballs disintegrating in Earth's atmosphere. The...

Large thundering meteor fireball explodes over La Reunion and Mauritius rattling houses and baffling residents

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What was this mysterious ball of fire flying in the sky over Mauritius and La Réunion East Africa on September 14, 2017. The space bolide exploded in a loud boom...

Two bright fireballs light up the sky over Spain on consecutive nights

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Two bright fireballs have been recorded exploding in the night sky over Spain on two consecutive nights, Sept. 11th and Sept. 12th. Nice videos below! The first bright meteor disintegrated on...

Huge fireball explodes in loud boom over St. Petersburg and Smolensk, Russia, baffling residents

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A large fireball exploded in the sky over St. Petersburg, Russia on September 11, 2017. The sky event was so bright, that it was witnessed in other cities, in particular,...

Exploding fireball changes night into day and rattles windows from British Colombia to Alberta in loud boom

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A very large fireball lit up the night sky from Nelson in British Columbia to Calgary in Alberta on September 4, 2017 at around 10pm. Residents reported feeling the explosion...

Comet Swift-Tuttle responsible for the Perseid meteor shower could wipe out Earth

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The 16-MILE wide comet responsible for the Perseid meteor shower will wipe out Earth. But nobody knows exactly when. The space object has been recently branded one of humanity's biggest...

This man found a glowing red meteorite in a blazing crater in his yard in Appling, Georgia

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Totally out of this world! This is the amazing moment a baffled homeowner in Georgia finds a 15-inch wide blazing crater with a glowing 'meteor' in the middle after hearing...

Loud boom and flash of light baffle residents of Weston, UK

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There was a loud bang over Weston, heard as far out as Kewstoke and Banwell, at 1.20am on August 7, 2017. The strong detonation was accompanied by a flash of...

Gigantic coronal hole opens up on the sun: Geomagnetic storms during peak of Perseid meteor shower on August 12th

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A gigantic coronal hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere just behind sunspot AR2670. And it is turning toward Earth... Weak geomagnetic storms should occur on Earth during the peak...

Newly discovered asteroid group. the dark asteroids, reveals secrets of the early solar system

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How did asteroid formed? This is a mystery since decades. But a newly discovered asteroid group, the dark asteroids, could show how the objects formed. Planetesimals had to be huge,...

Meteor fireballs create booms and rattle windows in Brazil and North Carolina

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Noise and tremor scared residents of Hortolândia and Sumaré, Brazil at 11pm on July 13, 2017. On the same day, at around 10pm another meteor also jolted homes in North...

We could be next: Meteor with explosive power of TEN cruise missiles has struck the Moon

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END OF WORLD WARNING: A METEOR with the explosive power of TEN cruise missiles has struck the Moon, sparking a massive explosion visible with the naked eye. Now, NASA warns...

A large asteroid is approaching Earth at an enormous speed and will zip past Earth on June 24

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A potentially hazardous asteroid 300 meters in diameter will flyby Earth on 24 June. The space rock called 441987 2010 NY65 will zip past our Planet at a speed of...

Threat of Asteroid Hitting The Earth Growing, Say Astronomers

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The risk of a sizeable asteroid hitting the Earth is significantly growing every years. The Taurid meteor shower showed significantly enhanced activity in 2015. Astronomers found that this was due...

Strange things from the sky: Megacryometeor in Florida, mysterious rock-like object in India, and latest fireballs sightings in June 2017

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Since the beginning of the month, skywatchers around the world are reporting an increased of bright fireballs, sometimes brighter than the moon, disintegrating around the world. Here the latest meteor...

Unknown source creates daytime Arietid Meteor Shower which peaks on June 7th

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This week, Earth is passing through a stream of debris from an unknown source, and the encounter is causing a meteor shower in broad daylight. This happens every year in...

Large fireball explodes in the sky of Texas (video)

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The fireball was caught by a dashcam camera while streaking across the sky in Bastrop. The meteor was bright white, but right before it exploded it turned a reddish-orange. The time...

Space junk re-enters Earth’s atmosphere in awesome fireworks

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On May 18, 2017, a mysterious flying object left a bright trail in the sky over Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Although looking like a bright fireball disintegrating in the night sky, I...

Bright fireball videos exploding over Brazil and Australia in May 2017

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It's been a long time that I haven't reported any meteors / fireballs disintegrating in the night sky. But beginning of May 2017 wasn't so quiet around the world, especially...

New theory to explain the mysterious noises of meteor fireballs

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For centuries, some observers have claimed that shooting stars or meteors make mterious noises as they arc through the night sky. Scientists have submitted a theory to explain how eyes...

Discovery of one of the biggest impact craters in the world near the Falkland Islands

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Scientists have discovered what they believe is one of the biggest impact craters in the world near the Falkland Islands. First investigations estimate the age of the crater between 270...