Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Two Large Meteor Events: Loud Booms Over Memphis Tennessee and Great Video From Canberra Australia

Two very large fireball events occurred over Memphis, Tennessee, USA and Canberra, Australia. However, nothing or not much was said about these two sky phenomena either on the news or by authorities. We are lucky...

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...

Loud booms and rumblings after meteor explosion over West Virginia and meteorite touchdown in Tennessee – May 15 2014

As reported by Twitterer Wes Wilson, NASA says a meteorite is likely to blame for a loud boom and ground shake felt across several West Virginia counties. Some of the meteor fragments reached the...

Fireball Meteors Light Up the Sky in the US (Illinois, Georgia) and Japan – November 3 2014

On November 3, 2014, the sky was on fire over the USA and Japan. Here three videos of these fireball meteors flying through the night sky! Short but cool! A police cruiser recorded a video of...

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...

Giant Fireball Explodes Over Spain (Photos and videos)

A giant fireball swept through the sky of the Spanish peninsula today, Sunday September 9, 2014. Reports were received from at least eight places: Catalonia, Valencia, Andalusia, Aragón, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Madrid and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Major Meteor Sightings Around the World: Ireland, Canada, Australia – May 21-25 2013

Meteor sighting in Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada - May 23 2013 Initial Meteor Sighting Reports- 23MAY2013 Diane Rourke Boissevain mb 11:53 pm central 15 sec From west to north east Res fireball with yellowish white...

Fiery Meteor Disintegrates In Colorado Skies – September 2 2014

A fiery meteor lit up the sky over Boulder on September 2 2014 at around 10:30PM Did you see it? Did you hear it? What did light up Boulder skies? Was this a meteor? Well many...

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...

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...

Huge fireball explosion recorded in the sky over Russia and Finland – April 19 2014 (VIDEO)

A huge fireball lit up and exploded in the sky over Murmansk in Russia on April 19, 2014. Look at the dashcam video below! It is simply amazing!   The meteor explosion, almost as bright as...

Fireball Explodes Over Albuquerque, New Mexico (VIDEO)

A fireball exploded and lit up Albuquerque’s northwest sky around 4:43 am on September 8, 2014. It was captured by Sandia National Laboratories cameras in the New Mexico's sky! Sandia National Laboratories cameras were rolling early Monday morning...

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...

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...

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...

The Meteor Fireball Spotted Over California Bay Area was Accompanied by Loud Sonic Booms

Here a few reports about the sonic boom that accompanied the meteor fireball sighted on February 21 2013 in Ventura, Anaheim, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Paso Robles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara. We live near...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

A Remnant of the ‘Eta Aquarid’ Meteor Shower? Rare Meteorite Falls in Whakamarama New Zealand

A Whakamarama man has geologists excited after a meteorite soared into his garage moving buckets and narrowly missing his head. The man was in his garage talking with his neighbour last on May 6,...

Chelyabinsk meteor infrasounds were the largest ever recorded… And Even in Antarctica!

The infrasounds produced by the Chelyabinsk meteor were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO’s International Monitoring System. The blast has even been recorded in Antarctica, 15,000km from the Ural mountains. Incredible! A new recording lets...

UFO Sightings Canada: Meteor or Space Debris Spotted Over BC

UFO Sightings Canada: A still unidentified object has been spotted flying in the skies over Kamloops. Moreover, there are three more fireball reports on the same day from West Kelowna, Cranbrook, and Three Hills in Alberta. So...

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...

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...

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...

Strange Sky Phenomenon: Mysterious Burning Fireball Flying Over Cheltenham

What is this mysterious ball of fire flying in the sky over Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK? A space object on its way back to Earth? An exploding fireball? Or simply a cloud at dusk illuminated by...

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...

Meteor or Space debris? Mysterious bright flash and sonic booms in the sky over Texas, USA, December 07 2012

December 07 2012 - Mysterious bright flash in the sky over Texas, USA A mysterious flash was observed in the sky early friday morning at around 6:42 am over the Lone Star State, Texas from...

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 Explosion Filmed Over Utah – October 2014

This fireball explosion occurred on October 2 2014 over Murray, Utah. Luckily, it was caught on tape by the surveillance camera of Family Valdez. So cool! Did you also see this blazzing fireball disintegrating over Utah...

US Fireball: Splitting Meteor During Rising Supermoon In Texas – July 12 2014

What a sighting! Imagine you are watching the supermoon rising when suddenly a meteor lights up the sky and starts decomposing just above your head! Yes, two amazing sky and mystic phenomena in one! Amazing! This...

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,...

This new ancient and huge meteor crater found in Alberta would have had completely destroyed Calgary

Scientists have discovered a vast, ancient meteorite crater in southern Alberta. According to geologists the huge asteroid crashed near what is now the hamlet of Bow City, near Brooks, Alberta between 50 million and...