Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Giant fireball explodes in the sky over Puerto Montt, Chile

What was the terrifying light in the sky over Puerto Montt, Chile on May 11, 2015? Most probably a giant fireball exploding and creating this amazing flash in the sky! This explosion disintegration occurred during the night...

Giant fireball explodes in the sky over Bingol in Turkey in a loud boom and creates rain of meteorites

A giant fireball exploded in the sky of Turkey on September 2, 2015 scaring residents across Anatolia. Disintegration booms and hail sound accompanied the strange blue lights in the night sky of Bingol at 23:06 local time....

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...

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...

Large fireball explodes over UK

This large fireball exploded in the night sky over UK on September 23, 2016 at 23:34:15 local time. It was luckily captured by some cameras of the UK Meteor Observation Network at Ash Vale. Enjoy! Imagine the impact of...

Weird Noises Associated With Meteorite Falls – A Link to the Strange Sounds in the Sky?

Are meteors or fireballs making weird noise when passing through the atmosphere? And what about meteorites. Could their disintegration be linked to the strange sounds in the sky phenomenon? During a witnessed fall, a meteorite presents...

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...

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine warns we need to prepare NOW for the very real threat of an asteroid hitting Earth

"This is not about Hollywood, it's not about movies. This is about ultimately protecting the only planet we know, right now, to host life and that is the planet Earth," NASA Administrator...

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...

An Asteroid Twice the Size of the Eiffel Tower Is Due to Fly by Earth on August 10 At 10,400 MPH

Asteroid 2006 QQ23 is 570 meters (1,870 feet) in diameter and is traveling at speeds of approximately 16,740 kilometers per hour (10,400 miles per hour).  But we have nothing to...

Huge meteor strikes over Brazil – May 7 2014

A huge meteor was observed and caught by cameras of the Observatório Carina e Observatório Bellatrix on May 7, 2014 at 08:26:31 UT (05:26:31 local time). This first video presents the meteor fall: The next two videos...

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Axe wants to send 22 people to Space. So try and win a trip to Space! The men's personal care product company AXE (Lynx) is launching a new global campaign to send 22 contest...

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...

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...

Large fireball disintegrates in the night sky over Omsk

I love fireballs! Especially if they are green, disintegrate slowly letting us the time to stare at them! This space bolide flew in the night sky over Omsk, Russia on January 16, 2017. Follow us on Facebook...

Mysterious Fireball That Crashed in Chile is NOT Meteor

Mysterious fireball-like objects spotted blazing through the sky over Chile were not meteors, government scientists say. Technically, we're talking about unidentified flying objects. Yes, UFOs.

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...

Large meteorite lands in Lake Baikal and baffles residents

A large meteorite has crashed right in Lake Baikal, Russia on October 22, 2015. The space rock landed one kilometer away from the shore of Baikal near Bolshoe Goloustnoe and its fall frightened baffled residents. The...

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...

Massive fireball strikes the sky of Bangkok on November 2 2015 (videos)

A massive fireball lit up the sky of Bangkok, Thailand on November 2, 2015. Watch the following videos of this spectacular meteor disintegration. The giant fireball lit up the sky of Bangkok and other provinces of...

Green fireball over Delaware and Pennsylvania on Valentine’s Day

Did you also witness a streak of light, followed by a large flash over Delaware and Pennsylvania on Valentine's Day morning? This was a bright, green fireball striking the sky. Here a first video of the bright meteor...

Two fireballs illuminate the sky of Brazil on two subsequent nights

On May 29 and May 30, 2016, two fireball explosions illuminated the sky of Brazil. The first event was so big, it was captured by five different cameras. Awesome meteor videos. On May 29, 2016, 5...

3,700 years ago a SPACE ROCK exploded over the Middle East, wiping out cities and human life across 500 km2 (200 square miles)

Some 3,700 years ago, a meteor or comet exploded over the Middle East, wiping out human life across a swath of land called Middle Ghor, north of the Dead Sea, say archaeologists who have...

Two record-breaking comet flybys in March 2016

March 2016 turns out to be the month of great celestial events. Two comets - comet 252P/LINEAR 12 and Comet P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) - will make record-breaking Earth flybys with the passage of PANSTARRS being...

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...

Green comet to flyby Earth on April 1st 2017

Green comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak is flying over Earth's North Pole this week where sky watchers can find it all night long not far from the bowl of the Big Dipper. At closest approach on April 1st,...

Sky Phenomenon: Large Fireballs Fly Over Alabama (USA) And Perth (Australia) – August 2014

Within the last two days, amazing fireballs have been seen flying and exploding over Alabama (USA) and Perth (Australia). The US fireball has been recorded on tape! It would be great to have a color...

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...

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...

America’s Largest Asteroid Impact Wreaked Havoc on the Land and Water Across the Eastern United States

About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph (231,000  km/h) smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia. The space rock vaporized...

Giant fireball explodes over Ireland in a blast as powerful as a nuclear explosion

Watch the amazing moment a meteor turned into a fireball as powerful as a nuclear explosion. Can you imagine? The blast was so visible that the Irish Coast Guard contacted Astronomy Ireland because of too...

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...

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

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...

Comet Pan-STARRS: A Naked-Eye Comet in March 2013

Comet PanSTARRS glows with a fanlike tail in this image captured by Argentine astrophotographer Ignacio Diaz Bobillo on Feb. 15. The comet, falling in from the distant reaches of the solar system, is expected...

Perseid fireball and red sprites dancing together over Missouri Valley, Iowa

What a show over Missouri Valley, Iowa as the Perseid Meteor Shower peaked in the night of August 11/12. Look at these red sprites and meteors dancing together. Magic! As explained by Mike Hollingshead: The photo is two images...