Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Man-made meteor: Scientists can create fireballs on demand – Our world is going wrong, really wrong!

Scientists say they can create meteors on demand! With an undisclosed chemical mixture that the team hopes to eject from a satellite to create meteor showers on-demand. A Japanese start-up company called ALE is partnering with...

Mysterious fireball strikes over Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. Or space junk?

A mysterious fireball appeared in the sky of Georgia , South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee on June 29, 2015. The weird object was spotted around 1:30 a.m. with a long tail of bright colors. But I think...

Halloween fireballs expected to light up the sky

Halloween fireballs will probably light up the sky tomorrow night. This weird and rare space weather event is due to an unusually dense stream of debris from Comet Encke which is responsible for the annual...

Mysterious WT1190F reentry on November 13, 2015 caught on video

The re-entry of an approximately 1-meter piece of space debris near Sri Lanka on November 13, 2015 was captured on video. A team of veteran U.S. and German observers of spacecraft re-entries witnessed the space...

Fifth newly discovered asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January 8, 2017

A new asteroid discovered on February 21, 2017 will shave Earth at 21:08 UTC on February 23, 2017. This 8-meter-large space rock is the fifth asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January...

Meteors and Fireballs Reported Around the World: Namibia, UK, Wales, USA, Japan – May 2013

Meteorite Strikes Mahangu Field in Namibia May 9 2013 Onesi - Thousands of people have flocked to the Omusati Region out of curiosity to view a small piece of meteorite that landed in a mahangu...

New Comet in the Night Sky Discovered by Amateur Astronomer

A new comet has been discovered fyling in the night sky by an amateur astronomer. The newly found celestial body was named C/2019 V1 (Borisov).

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...

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...

Huge fireball flies across the sky over San Luis, Mexicali, Tijuana and Ensenada on April 4, 2017

Just a few days prior the major fireball event over southern California on April 10, 2017, another green fireball exploded over northern Mexico, frightening the hell out witnesses on April 4, 2017. It seems to be much...

Massive fireball lights up the sky of London, UK (videos)

A massive fireball was captured in London and across UK on March 17, 2016 at around 3:16 am. The extremely bright fireball momentarily overloaded the camera with light, then disintegrated silently. The first video is from the Church...

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...

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...

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...