Fireball, Meteor, Comet

Posts on fireball, fireball strike, meteor strike, comet and other mystery sky phenomena happening around the world

This Skydiver was Almost Hit by a Meteor (VIDEO and GIF)

Imagine! You are skidiving and suddenly you feel something but cannot register what is actually happening directly. Then you look at the video you made from your dive... And wow! You have almost been struck by...

Huge Fireball Lights Up Swiss, German and French Sky – March 31 2014

A huge green meteor with reddish tail was sighted and reported in the sky over Basel, Zurich, Zug (Switzerland), in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse (Germany) and also in Austria and France on Monday, March...

Space Oddity: Two Mystery Rings Spotted Around Chariklo Asteroid

Astonished astronomers said Wednesday they had found rings around an asteroid, the smallest object known to have this feature and only the fifth after Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The twin rings around a rock...

Fireball Explosion Creates Loud Boom Over Maritimes and Quebec in Canada – March 18 2014 (VIDEO)

What was this mysterious boom and rumbling felt in Maratimes and parts of Quebec on March 18 2014? Most probably a meteor explosion! George Hayes, a cattle farmer from Shigawake, Que., said he and his...

New Comet of the Century Spotted? Brazilian Astronomers Have Discovered a Very Intense New Comet

Will C/2014 E2 (Jacques) be the new comet of the century, thus replacing Comet ISON that disintegrated last November? You probably all know, Comet ISON, thought to be the comet of the century, died mysteriously about...

Fireball Blast? Unexplained Explosion Lights Up Siberian Sky (VIDEO) – March 6 2014

A mysterious and still unexplained blast lit up the sky over Siberia on March 6, 2014. So: What was it? A rocket malfunction? A fireball explosion? An explosion of unclear origin illuminated the sky over...

The Sky is on Fire: Worldwide Fireball and Mysterious Booms Reports and Videos – February to March 2014

Fire in the Sky! This post presents reports of mysterious booms and fireballs that occurred during February 2014 and March 2014. With more than 15 reports, the sky was on fire! Fireball lights up New...

Mysterious Asteroid Desintegration Captured by HUBBLE Space Telescope

This series of Hubble Space Telescope images reveals the breakup of an asteroid over a period of several months starting in late 2013. The largest fragments are up to 180 meters (200 yards) in...

Comet ISON: Lessons Learned and Chronology of the Final Journey of ISON, the Comet of the Century

Before it shattered near the Sun, Comet ISON became a scientific celebrity. Now researchers are trying to piece together its lessons. All of the Solar System's comets travel around the Sun, but sun-grazers, such as...

Fireball in the Sky Over Oxford County Maine – February 8 2014 (VIDEO)

Space Junk? Fireball? Contrail? What did fly in the sky over Oxford County on February 8 2014? If it's a piece of rock, it's big... However, as it is so often the case,  the stone...

Cosmic Medals From Chelyabinsk Meteor At Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

"We will hand out our medals to all the athletes who will win gold on that day, because both the meteorite strike and the olympic games are the global events" Chelyabinsk region culture minister alexei...

Fireballs And Loud Booms Reported From Around the World in January 2014 (VIDEOS)

Did you hear a loud boom coming from the sky and feel a rumble under your feet? These strange experiences may be created by a meteor of fireball explosion. Here a compilation of the...

Loud Booms Created By Meteor Explosion In Upstate New York

Meteor sightings and fireball explosions are always impressive phenomena. If you add booming sounds and rattling, than it becomes terrifying. And this is exactly what happened last Sunday afternoon around Lake Ontario! Did you hear...

Fireball Brighter Than The Full Moon Reported On US East Coast – January 12 2014

The U.S. East was treated to a large, bright fireball – as bright as the moon, according to reports – on Sunday evening, January 12, 2014. From any one spot on Earth, it’s rare to...

Two Amazing Fireballs Over The Midwest After Christmas 2013

Huge fireballs are dramatic events and can really be stunning. In the span of two days, just after Christmas 2013, the U.S. Midwest was treated to two separate but dramatic fireballs. The first was on Dec....

Unexplained Phenomenon: Mysterious Red Dust Covers Car in Texas – December 2013

On Dec 22, 2013, folks in southeast Texas awoke to find their cars covered with a "mysterious" red dust. Calls and Facebook posts by the hundreds poured in about the red dust covering cars...

Comet ISON Is Dead!

There's nothing left! Comet ISON is dead! Its dust production more or less stopped when the comet reached perihelion. But its memory will live on! You have to accept it! Comet ISON broke apart during...

Sonic Boom After Fireball Explosion in the Sky of Tucson, Arizona (VIDEOS)

Is this a sneak preview of the largest meteor shower of the year? Tuesday evening, a large meteor exploded over Tucson, Arizona, rattling homes and lightning up the sky. The most spectacular and annual Geminid meteor...

Latest US Fireball Reports: Amazing Meteor Strikes Over Los Angeles – November 6 2013 (VIDEO)

The Taurid meteor shower has started with a strong light show over California, Arizona, Utah and Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, residents from around the Southland reported seeing a large light streak across...

Amazing Fireball Caught in the Sky of Japan – October 30 2013

This car driver was lucky to have is camera on... He indeed recorded a long fireball traveling across the sky over Japan. This great meteor record was caught on Oct. 30, 2013 near Yokohama, in...

Colombia Investigates Possible Meteorite Impact

Colombian authorities reported the fall of a yet unidentified strange object in the central department of Meta. It is most probably a meteorite. Researches have begun  in the town of Puerto Lopez, near ​​Guadalupe, where the...

Orionid Meteor Shower: Huge Grazing Meteor over New Mexico – October 19 2013

Despite a bright moon, the Orionid meteor shower produced some amazing cosmic sights for stargazers. Here some videos coming back on the 15 Orionid meteors detected, including two brilliant fireballs. A bright grazing  fireball was caught...

Is This a Chunk of the Russian Meteorite? Huge Meteorite Fragment Pulled from Lake Chebarkul in the Urals

You probably remember the huge Meteorite explosion that occurred last February over Chelyabinsk. Well, it seems that a huge chunk of the Russian Meteorite was recovered and pulled from Lake Chebarkul in the Urals. If it...

Draconid Fireball Strikes Over Venezuela and Colombia – October 5 2013

On Saturday, October 5, 2013, at around 6:30 PM, a huge firewall struck over Venezuela and Colombia scaring inhabitants from San Cristobal, Tachira and Cucuta in Colombia.  It was probably a draconid meteor or fireball. The...

New Comet ISON Pictures: The Comet of the Century Blazes Green

Show up ISON! You have got the green light! The latest images of ISON show the 'Comet of the Century' shining green! Comet ISON is green in the sky atop Mount Lemmon, Arizona on October...

A Comet Crashed on Earth 28 Million Years Ago Say Scientists

Amazing planetary discovery: This is the first time ever that scientists find evidences showing that a comet struck Earth. And this apocalyptic event happened about 28 Mio years ago. In their study, they analyzed a...

A Meteorite Crashes in Povoado Borracha, Brazil

Farmers around Povoado Borracha, distrito de Vicência, Brazil, are worried after a meteorite had fallen from the sky on September 23 2013. The stone is about 1.2 pounds. If he is lucky, he will soon...

Huge Mysterious Yucatan Fireball Explosion Creates Power Outage in Mexico – Paranormal?

Sunday evening, a weird sky phenomenon broke up the monotony of a small Maya Town. A huge object, thought to be a fireball, lit up the skies over the town of Ichmul in southern Yucatan...

Amazing Meteor Explosion Over US Midwest – September 26 and 27 2013

This was the 13th "significant" meteor event in the United States this month. This makes September 2013 the most active month since the American Meteor Society began tracking meteors and fireballs in 2005. Is there...

Two Booming Meteors Over Indiana and South Dakota – September 2013

Here are two reports of fireball explosions in the sky over Indiana (september 26 2013) and Sout Dakota (september 25 2013). 1. Meteor Sighting Over Indiana - September 26 2013 As shown in the following video,...

Amazing Fireball Strikes Manning (Alberta) in Northern Canada (VIDEO)

This video was caught by two police officers on patrol. Well sometimes they are useful! Enjoy the great video! The flaming ball lighted up the sky at around 9:30 p.m. No sound was heard. An astronomer...

Meteor Desintegration Over Texas on September 21 2013

  Here are two videos gathered on youtube of a bright meteor that exploded in the Texas sky on Sept. 21 2013 at 9pm local. People in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Plano, Waco and Abilene, among...

Planet Killer Comet “Siding Springs” Targets Mars – Comet ISON Conspiracy

The newly discovered comet "Siding Spring" is a planet killer and has Mars in its sight. The Mars-bound Comet Siding Spring was spotted by Rob McNaught on 3 January at Siding Spring Observatory in Australia. The...

Great Video About The Alabama Fireball Explosion of September 9 2013

Here another view of the great meteor explosion that occurred over Birmingham, Alabama and which was reported from Georgia to Tennessee on September 9 2013. This is my first report about this great meteor sighting. Follow...

Meteor Goes Boom Over Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee – September 9 2013

The sky just turned green, was lit up, and roared over Birmingham area all the way to Columbus, Georgia on September 9 2013. There have been numerous reports on Twitter of a bright flash of...

Second Meteor Explosion Over Ferrara Within Two Days – September 2013

A first meteorite exploded in the sky of Ferrara Italy on September 3 2013. Two days after, this one was filmed by the exact same cameras. Look at the amazing long trail in the...

Amazing Fireball Responsible For Roaring Sky Above Ferrara in Italy (Video)

Great video of an exploding fireball over Ferrara, a city situated 31 miles north-northeast of Bologna. The video was caught by the station IMTN (Italian Meteor and TLE Network) of Ferrara on September 3 2013 at...

All In One Video: Meteor Explosion and Northern Lights in Canada

This wonderful video features  a meteor explosion with persistent train during Perseid Meteor Shower of 2013 with green Aurora Borealis. It was shot at Pine Lake in Northern Alberta by Daniel Cattoni. Just remember what...

Mysterious Light Over Vladivostok in Russia: Rocket or Meteor explosion?

The visit by President Vladimir Putin to the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok on Sunday was marked by a 'meteor strike'. Local sky watchers reported observing two fireballs exploding above Russky Island at 7:25...

Huge Fireball Flies Across The Sky Over San Luis Potosi in Mexico – August 21 2013

The following videos were all recorded on the same day and point out a huge meteor rocketing in the sky in the region of San Luis Potosi in Mexico. This huge fireball travelled in Earth's...