Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Was Comet ISON a real Comet? Scientists Are Not 100% Sure! Look At These videos!

Was Comet ISON really a comet? Some, even scientists, doubt! Skywatcher Bruce Gary's image of Comet ISON, taken on the morning of Aug. 12, 2013 with a Celestron-11 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. Credit: Bruce Gary WTF! Two different videos...

Four bright fireballs captured exploding over Arizona, Ohio AND over Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France in 10 hours

I am not saying we are the unluckiest people in the world. But yesterday, Nov. 15th, I - and some or even most of you too - missed FOUR giant fireballs disintegrating in the...

Unusual light in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona – Phoenix: a meteor fireball hotspot

Valley residents have seen their share of unusual lights in the sky over the years, and it happened again on July 21, 2016 just after 9 p.m. In the video, you can see the light...

Rosetta Selfie: Philae Snaps Selfie With Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Rosetta selfie: Yes, selfies are no longer just a human trend. After the Mars Curiosity Rover, Rosetta took a photo of itself in the outer space. The Rosetta Spacecraft was designed to orbit and land on comet...

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 green light strikes over Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa

What was this mysterious green light striking the sky of South Africa on November 28, 2015? The strange green light was spotted by hundreds of baffled residents from Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg... seems legit or...

Zorro fireball explodes leaving a Z-shaped smoke trail in the sky (animated gif)

Is this the Zorro fireball? Huge meteor leaves a "wicked smoke trail" in the sky in the shape of an illusive 'Z.'   Sam Cornwell compiled the amazing gif shown above. Watch a larger animated GIF of the meteor that left...

Massive fireball explodes in loud bang lighting up the night sky over Cyprus

A giant fireball exploded over Cyprus on September 9, 2016. A loud bang was heard during the bright disintegration. A bright fireball did a close fly-by over Cyprus lightning up the sky during a loud explosion. In addition, people...

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...

Exploding meteor and zodiacal light over Mojave desert, California

This awesome video by astrophotographer Harun Mehmedinovic features an exploding meteor and a rare flash of zodiacal light over the Mojave desert. And reminds us that our existence is contained on a speck of rock...

Meteor explosion turns night into day over Siberian city

A large meteor exploded over Siberian city turning night into day on December 6, 2016. Not as insane as Chelyabinsk, but quite a large space bolide! The meteor was seen for three or four seconds and...

Mysterious orange glow forms after giant fireball disintegrates in the atmosphere

What is this mysterious orange glow that appeared right after a bright fireball passed through the atmosphere over the Swiss alps? Is the meteor trail on fire? Is it smoke reflected by sunlight? This amazing meteor...

Mysterious Booms And Strange Lights Over New Zealand And Sri Lanka Probably Exploding Meteors

A boom and strange lights were witnessed on August 19, 2014 over New Zealand and Sri Lanka. They are probably related to exploding meteors. But the source of these weird lights are still unknown! The lightning-like...

Loud boom and flash of light as fireball explodes in the skies of Scotland

What was this strong flash of light and loud rumbling boom in the skies over the north east of Scotland on February 29, 2016? The mysterious light appeared at around 7pm on Monday across the Highlands,...

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...

Strange glowing object spotted flying in the skies of northern Chile

What was this strange glowing light flying in the sky of northern Chile on August 11, 2015? Perseids meteor or space junk? Tuesday morning, a strange light was spotted flying across the sky of northern Chile....

Asteroid Earth Encounter: Chelyabinsk-Like Rock To Buzz Earth on Sunday

Asteroid Earth Encounter: A large space rock will buzz over New Zealand at 6:18 a.m. local time (2:18 p.m. EDT, Sunday). So get your telescopes out and watch the asteroid in the twilight skies. The 20...

Multi-meter sized asteroid impacted Earth on June 22, 2019

On June 22nd at 21:25 UT, a small asteroid (NEOCP A10eoM1/2019 MO) entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded in broad daylight south of Puerto Rico. Airwaves recorded by...

Stunning Video Of A Fireball Explosion In the Sky Over Madrid In Spain – April 15 2013

A brilliant ball of flame streaked across the sky above the Spanish capital Madrid, dazzling stargazers and astronomers alike. The celestial display was so bright it could be seen across the entire country. The...

Meteor explosion causes M2.0 earthquake in New Haven near Detroit, Michigan

USGS confirms meteor occurred around 811pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake. The very bright fireball illuminated the sky over Michigan, US on January 16, 2018 and was followed by a sonic boom reported several...

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...

Two suns in the sky – somewhere in USA

This video has been recordered somewhere in USA and uploaded on June 4, 2012. The author has been driving when he found the strange hole in the sky which looked like an additional sun. Follow...

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...

Trio of meteor showers underway: Southern Delta Aquarids, Alpha Capricornids and the Perseids

A trio of meteor showers is currently lighting up our skies with fireballs of different sizes: Southern Delta Aquarids, Alpha Capricornids and the Perseids. Two - Southern Delta Aquarids and Alpha Capricornids - will peak during the second...

Fireball, Meteor and Meteorite Reports Around the World: Poland and USA – June 20 and 21 2013

Rock or meteorite? A Strange object crashes through a roof in Mercer, Pennsylvania - June 21 2013 Mercer, Pennsylvania - There is a mystery surrounding a strange-looking rock that came crashing through the ceiling of...

Green exploding meteor falls from the sky over the Denver metro area, Colorado

Look at this green exploding meteor falling from the sky over the Denver metro area on October 27, 2016. The space rock disintegrated in the evening sky at around 6:50 p.m. According to the video uploader from Littleton,...

Did You See Them? Meteors Explode Over Boa Vista and Ontario (VIDEOS)

Did you see these two meteors explode over Boavista (Brazil) and Longlac (Ontario, Canada)? This isn't unusual. We are currently in an active transition phase between the Draconid (peak 8-9 october 2014) and the Orionid (peak: 20-21 october...

Pittsburgh Meteor Explosion Video: Amazing!

A bright fireball and delayed loud booms were seen and heard near Pittsburgh on February 17th. The AMS has received over 120 eye witness reports from Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and New York. Amazing! According to NASa, the...

US detects the second largest METEOR EXPLOSION in 30 years, and the biggest since the fireball over Chelyabinsk in Russia six years ago

A huge fireball exploded in the Earth's atmosphere in December, according to Nasa. The blast was the second largest of its kind in 30 years, and the biggest since the fireball over...

Spectacular fireball changes night into day in Brazil

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Bright fireball disintegrates in the sky of Kiev on October 10, 2015

A bright fireball exploded in the cloudy sky of Kiev on October 10, 2015 6:30 AM local time. Watch the great meteor video. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Toronto Fireball: Bright Meteor Lights Up Sky Over Ontario (VIDEO) – August 21 2014

Toronto fireball: A bright meteor was caught on dash-cam while flying over the Don Valley Parkway. This green ball of fire appeared at around 10 pm. Dash cam are really cool! Nice and lucky shot! Toronto...

Our solar system’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered by ice volcanoes

We usually associate volcanoes with extreme heat. But new results demonstrate that the Solar System’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered in volcanoes that have spewed ice throughout their history. Scientists analyzed images of Ceres, a...

4 Fireballs Spotted Over US on September 23 2014

The sky was on fire on September 23, 2014 (September 24, 2014 UT time) as 4 fireballs were reported disintegrating over the eastern part of the USA. As reported by the American Meteor Society, the balls of...

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

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 - is 30 to 100...

Awesome Geminid meteor fireball video from New South Wales, Australia

Just sit back and relax. This is awesome. This video features the Peak of the Geminid Meteor Shower 2015 from Kiama, New South Wale, Australia. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Large Meteor Filmed Over Raleigh (North Carolina) – July 17 2014

Last night, a large meteor was caught on a dash cam camera in North Carolina. This is the latest US fireball video. The fireball lit up the sky over Raleigh on July 17 2014 and...

Fireball Reports: Meteor Strike and Fragmentation over PA VA MD NJ NY – May 26 2013

Initial Meteor Report 26MAY2013 Jane meyerhofer Leesburg, VA. US 2100. EDST 5 secs East to west Green/white Brighter than Venus Broke into several pieces Smaller than the moon but way bigger than a planet 26MAY2013...

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...