Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Mysterious flaming objects disintegrate over Hawaii

Mysterious flaming objects disintegrated in Earth's atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii on January 31, 2016. According to stargazers, the source of this sky show is a the re-entry of a Chinese rocket that...

Giant meteor explosion generates strong tremor in Pinamar, Argentina

A giant meteor explosion triggered a strong tremor after it disintegrated in the sky of Pinamar, Argentina on May 18, 2016. The loud sky event occurred at 9.25 pm (local time) and generated much fear among residents...

Massive Fireball Meteor Strikes in the Sky From Maine to Maryland – Dash Cam Video – December 29 2014

Did you see this massive fireball meteor flying over your head? More than 200 people from Maine to Maryland reported seeing "a bright fireball" in the sky at about 6:35 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2014....

Loud boom, sonic boom and UFO AtlasV rocket launching

The AtlasV rocket launching from Cape Canaveral this morning was out-of-this-world. On the menu: a loud sonic boom and a space shuttle that flies into another dimension. What you see on these images and videos is...

Mysterious Glow Lights Up The Sky Of Vallenar and Baffles Officials – Meteor Explosion?

What was this mysterious glow lighting up the sky of Vallenar, Chile? Although officials have no ideas about the origin of this strange explosion-like phenomenon, netizens have a fixed explanation... It was a meteor disintegrating! This sudden...

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...

Two bright fireballs light up the sky over Spain on consecutive nights

Two bright fireballs have been recorded exploding in the night sky over Spain on two consecutive nights, Sept. 11th and Sept. 12th. Nice videos below! The first bright meteor disintegrated on September 11, 2017 at 1:26...

Bright fireball explodes in the sky of Slovakia and Hungary

Watch the amazing moment a large meteor disintegrates over a city in Slovakia before disappearing in a flash of light. The ‘out-of-this-world’ event was spotted by hundreds of worried people who feared the asteroid would...

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,...

Why Is it so Hard to Detect Dangerous Asteroids Heading to Earth?

Earth is often in the firing line of fragments of asteroids and comets, most of which burn up tens of kilometres above our heads. But occasionally, something larger...

Sonic Boom After Fireball Explosion in the Sky of Tucson, Arizona (VIDEOS)

Is this a sneak preview of the largest meteor shower of the year? Tuesday evening, a large meteor exploded over Tucson, Arizona, rattling homes and lightning up the sky. The most spectacular and annual Geminid meteor...

Recently, the sky was on fire… Just look by yourself!

Here we present a compilation of the latest meteor fireball sightings from around the world! Enjoy and keep your eyes to the sky!

The Unexplained Light and Strange Sound Phenomenon over Finland was a Fireball Explosion – May 8 2013

An unusual light and sound phenomenon that was sighted in Finnish skies in early May has been confirmed as a fireball, in other words a very bright meteor. The light was seen on May...

New map shows that small asteroids frequently enter and disintegrate in Earth’s atmosphere

This new map reveals that small asteroids frequently enter and disintegrate in Earth’s atmosphere ramdomly around the world. Over the last 20 years, about 556 small asteroids impacted Earth’s atmosphere, resulting in a bolide (or fireball). As...

Loud bang as meteor disintegrates in the sky of Parana, Brazil

A meteor exploded in the sky of Brazil on September 22, 2015. Yes, a flash of green light came down from heaven in a cloud of fire with a fiery tail, before exploding in a big bang......

Giant asteroid could buzz Earth between December 5 to 20 2015

A giant asteroid could buzz Earth between December 5 to 20, 2015. As reported by NASA, SD220 2003 and its 0.7 kilometers in diameter represents a potential threat to the planet. But a shock scenario is...

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...

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).

Bright green fireball disintegrates across the sky from Texas to Kentucky

A bright green fireball was so big it disintegrated across the sky from Texas to Kentucky at sunrise on October 12, 2016. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received over 290 reports. Many witnesses described glowing...

First Interstellar Grains Discovered In Stardust Samples – Alien Visitors?

There may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us. Scientists discover first interstellar grains in the material collected by Stardust! If confirmed, this would be the world's first sampling of contemporary interstellar dust. These dust particles have surprisingly...

Asteroids Just Keep Coming: Another Skyscraper-sized Space Rock Will Pass Earth This Week

Another Apollo asteroid measuring almost the height of New York's Rockefeller Center is due to make a flyby of Earth this week. We appear to be entering a...

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....

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...

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...

Fireballs explode in the sky of Turkey and Georgia, USA – Loud booms reported

Two fireballs were seen exploding in the sky of Şanlıurfa, Turkey and Georgia, USA. Loud explosion booms reported in Turkey. And the videos are awesome! A meteor fireball exploding in the sky of southern Turkey on...

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...

Mysterious flying object crosses the sky of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

A mysterious flying object was observed in the sky of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia on January 3, 2016. But nobody knows what it is. Here maybe a clue... Cameras of the Ukrainian observation network recorded a...

Discovery of one of the biggest impact craters in the world near the Falkland Islands

Scientists have discovered what they believe is one of the biggest impact craters in the world near the Falkland Islands. First investigations estimate the age of the crater between 270 and 250 million years ago....

Unknown source creates daytime Arietid Meteor Shower which peaks on June 7th

This week, Earth is passing through a stream of debris from an unknown source, and the encounter is causing a meteor shower in broad daylight. This happens every year in early June, and the resulting...

Large fireball disintegrates over Oulu, Finland

A large fireball disintegrated over Oulu, Finland on October 6, 2015. Did you see it? A day before another large meteor lit up the sky over the Strait of Gibraltar. Are these space rocks linked to...

Two meteorite-like hot stones fall from the sky in India and this is not first time it has happened in this village

Two hot "stones" have fallen from the sky in Uttar Pradesh's village of Kasoli. The meteorite-like objects will be examined by a team and will identify the nature of the unearthly object. But this...

Superbolide fireball brighter than the full moon explodes and turns night into day over China

Out of this world! Locals were observing the full moon when a large fireball suddenly exploded in the sky over Shangri-La, China changing night into day. The burning space rock exploded in a large bang...

Fireball strikes over Calar Alto Astronomical Observatory during the evening twilight

This fireball got so bright that is was recorded during daytime by cameras placed on Calar Alto Astronomical Observatory in Spain. The meteor strike, most probably produced by the impact of a cometary meteoroid with the atmosphere,...

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...

Youtube fireball: Compilation of some of the most amazing meteor videos from Youtube

Amazing meteor over Edmonton - 2008 This was spectacular, I saw the flash of light from 300miles away. People found numerous chunks of this meteor across farmland over the next few weeks. I wish I was...

Draconid Fireball Strikes Over Venezuela and Colombia – October 5 2013

On Saturday, October 5, 2013, at around 6:30 PM, a huge firewall struck over Venezuela and Colombia scaring inhabitants from San Cristobal, Tachira and Cucuta in Colombia.  It was probably a draconid meteor or fireball. The...

This is a real photo of the surface of a comet

Released today by ESA, from the 2014 Rosetta Philae mission landing a probe on comet 67P. On 30 September 2016, ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft came closer than ever to the target it had studied from afar...

Giant Fireball Explodes Over Oklahoma City (Video) – November 19 2014

James West was lucky enough to capture this giant fireball explosion over Oklahoma City on November 19, 2014 morning! Not quite as amazing as this giant fireball exploding over Russia about one week ago! Did you...

Did you see that? An asteroid slammed into Jupiter

What is this strange light spot appearing for less than one second on the edge of the Jupiter's planetary disc? My only explanation for this is an asteroid or comet that enters Jupiters high atmosphere...

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...