Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Fireball brighter than the full moon explodes several times over Spain

A very bright fireball brighter than the full moon exploded several time over Spain on 23 Feb. 2016. The space rock disintegrated at 5h54m UT exhibiting several explosions. This is the second meteor in two days...

Chinese Rocket Re-Entry Fireball Strikes Aurora Over Western Canada And USA (Photos And Videos)

Did you see this amazing fireball flying northern lights across the western part of the USA on February 24, 2015? There are confirmed sightings from Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, British Columbia,...

Bright fireball explodes over Spain on December 31 2015

2015 ended with a big bang as a bright fireball exploded in the sky over Spain. On the last day of 2015, a skycam in northeast Spain caught a very bright meteor burning up in...

Amateur Astronomer Records A Strange Explosion in the Sky, Sacramento, California, USA, December 30 2012

December 30 2012 - Amateur Astronomer Records A Strange Explosion in the Sky First I hope you had a great start in this New Year! CBS 13 Sacramento reports that Elijah Prychodzko, an amateur astronomer,...

Meteorite crashes on farm in loud booming noise

This weird white stone crashed in a loud boom on a Nigerian farm last March 12, 2016 creating panic among residents. Women and children were asked to vacate the farms immediately while men picked up...

Unexplained light flashes and sonic booms baffle residents of Slavic Village, Cleveland – No comments from officials

People living in the Slavic Village Community can’t seem to figure out what caused the bursts of light and loud booms that have been seen and heard over the last month. Police...

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...

Incredibly bright space object explodes over Saudi Arabia on April 3, 2016

That's nothing special! Just a bunch of kids playing football under the light of an incredibly bright bolide that exploded over northern Saudi Arabia, April 3, 2016. Do you have more information about this sightning? Imagine...

Vancouver Fireball: Large Meteor Explodes Over Vancouver – Sonic Boom

Vancouver fireball? Yes, a large meteor exploded over Vancouver, on August 18 2014 at 10:15 p.m. According to numerous witness reports, a bright object and its giant tail was visible striking in the sky over...

Bright fireball explodes in loud booms leaving weird trail in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona

Did you see it? Did you hear it? A huge fireball exploded in loud booms leaving a weird and mysterious trail in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona on June 2, 2016. Did you hear this mysterious...

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

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 before rattling houses and windows...

Twin Asteroids Impacted Sweden in One of the Largest Solar System’s Cosmic Catastrophes

According to scientists, this was probably one of the largest cosmic catastrophes in the solar system's history.' And it occurred in SWEDEN as twin asteroids slammed into Oestersund and Malingen 458 million years ago. The...

Dinosaur extinction triggered by giant asteroid impact and apocalyptic megavolcanic eruptions

The asteroid that slammed into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago killed off the dinosaurs... And probably rang the Earth like a bell, triggering volcanic eruptions around the globe that may have contributed...

Bright Caribbean fireball captured over Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

This fireball was captured on May 25, 2016 at 12:35am local time. It was located just south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in the sky above the Caribbean Sea. Video by Frankie Lucena Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

What would an asteroid impact be like: 1,000-mph winds and powerful shock waves deadliest effects

The end of the world wouldn't be pretty if a big asteroid slammed into the Earth. The deadliest effects would be ferocious winds of up to 1,000 mph and intense shock waves. A new scientific study...

Two extremely bright fireballs over Spain within 12 hours – Meteor after Fukushima earthquake – Giant ball of fire in Florida

Signs in the sky! Two extremely bright fireballs disintegrated over Spain within 12 hours on November 18, 2016. Moreover, a teenager recorded a meteor shortly after yesterday's Fukushima earthquake and large space bolide was recorded...

Suspected meteorite crashes into a roof in Thailand in loud bang

A mysterious rock, believed to be a meteorite, crashed through the roof of a house in Phitsanulok's Muang district, Thailand, on June 28, 2016. The suspected meteorite fell through the roof of a home in...

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...

Comet near Moon on New Year’s Eve: Harbinger of incoming destruction

Forget the fireworks - And look for a comet in the sky on New Year's Eve! As we ring in the new year, a comet - 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková - will near the moon and be visible...

It’s raining meteorites in Cuba! Loud sonic booms shake residents before space rocks fall from the sky

A meteor has rocked the skies of western Cuba, exploding mid-air, shattering windows and raining charred meteorite rocks on people’s homes. Before its spectacular demise, the space rock was seen flying above...

Shooting star captured from plane at 1500ft video

The shooting star that disintegrated over the US East coast on January 30, 2016 was caught by a pilot's GoPro from a plane at 1500ft video. The footage was made at 6:16PM by Mike Grossman...

Mysterious light in the sky of Chile baffles residents of Antofagasta in the Atacama desert

What are these mysterious lights in the sky flying over Antofagasta in the Atacama desert, Chile? These glowing orbs were filmed by baffled residents on January 15, 2015. Fireball? Alien spaceship? Space junk? Look below a few pictures of this...

US Fireballs: Bright Meteor Spotted Over the Carolinas and Virginia – September 26 2014

US fireballs report: Residents of the Carolinas and Virginia have spotted a fireball flying over their heads in the night of Friday to Saturday. The Facebook video gives an idea of the luminosity of this...

Meteor with Strange Sounds in Kentucky, Illinois, Arizona, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi – May 18 2013

Initial Meteor Sighting Reports 18MAY2013 Tristen Dixon Vilonia, AR 22:45:00 5 seconds Faced east, went from south to north Green/white Very bright white 18MAY2013 Jb Augusta, Arkansas, USA 22:40:00 Aprox 4 sec S-N Bright blue green...

The sky is falling on our heads: Bright fireballs explode over USA, Canada and Spain within 3 days

There is no active meteor showers, but the sky is on fire! More than 4 fireballs explode over USA, Canada and Spain within 3 days. http://meteorshowertonight.org/sky-falling-bright-fireballs-explode-spain-canada-usa-videos/ Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Meteor noises somehow defy the laws of physics

Bright, flaring meteors are sometimes accompanied by faint noises. What's strange about these popping, sizzling, rustling, and hissing sounds are that they reportedly occur almost instantly to earthly onlookers. This makes little sense, as meteors...

Huge fireball explodes over UK, Ireland and Europe

A huge fireball was witnessed all over Ireland from Dublin, Donegal, Cork, Sligo, Carlow, Longford, Antrim and across Britain as well as in The Netherlands on the 21st september 2012 at about 10.55pm. It consisted...

Giant Fireball Disintegrates Over New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania

A giant fireball was spotted along the east coast Sunday night, including parts of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Officials with the AMS say they received over 200 reports of a bright fireball in the...

Asteroid Strikes Earth in Dramatic Impact Simulation

In 'Miracle Planet: The Violent Past' you learn what would happen if a giant 300 mile (500 kilometers) wide asteroid strikes Earth. Well look at this nicely made asteroid impact simulation! But it's creepy and...

Mysterious meteor-like objects fall from the sky in Kerala, India

Several mysterious meteor-like objects have fell from the sky and landed near the city of Peerumade in the Indian state of Kerala on October 18, 2016, creating moments of tension. Although the image shows something...

This Fantastic Footage Shows a Perseid Meteor Exploding and its Resulting Expanding Ring

This video was caught early in the morning on August 12, 2013 from a backyard in Victorville, CA by  photographer and digital artist Michael K. Chung. He said he couldn’t believe what he saw when he...

Another asteroid or comet impact crater discovered in Greenland – Just kilometers away from another impact crater

Just months after revealing an impact crater the size of Washington, D.C., buried under the ice of northwestern Greenland, a team of scientists has discovered that it has company: a large depression...

Mysterious line of craters on the surface of Jupiter’s moon Callisto

NASA's robot spaceprobe Voyager 1, took this closeup image of the surface of Jupiter's crater scarred moon Callisto in 1979. A mysterious chain of craters is seen to extend diagonally across the image (upper...

Mysterious booms in Connecticut debunked: Exploding meteor caused the sonic booms heard along CT’s shoreline on April 19 2013

You probably remember that residents from Ledyard, East Haven, Milford, Madison, Branford, and Guilford all reported loud booming sounds accompanied by a big flash of light at around 10 pm along the shoreline in...

Bright green fireball explodes over the Netherlands

A bright green fireball was reported across the Netherlands on March 26, 2016, shortly after midnight. The burning meteor exploded after multiple-step disintegration. The fireball was also witnessed in Belgium and the United Kingdom. The bright...

This Australian prospector thought he had found a giant gold nugget, but his treasure turned out to be a 37.5 pounds meteorite instead

Back in May 2015, an Australian prospector set off to scour the Maryborough Regional Park in search of his fortune. And instead of striking gold,...

Meteor: Suspected Meteorite Fall in Xonacatlán Township, State of Mexico – UFO?

A meteor probably touched the ground in Xonacatlán Township, State of Mexico. The meteorite has been seen falling from the skies by residents of the community of "El Espino". Witnesses also report a loud, low-frequency noise. Meteorites...

The year’s brightest comet will come within 7 million miles of Earth – a proximity that won’t happen again for 20 years – and will be visible to the naked eye this weekend

The night sky will come alive this weekend when a green comet streaks by Earth on the heels of the Geminid meteor shower's display of green fireballs. The...

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...