Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Comet ISON: Lessons Learned and Chronology of the Final Journey of ISON, the Comet of the Century

Before it shattered near the Sun, Comet ISON became a scientific celebrity. Now researchers are trying to piece together its lessons. All of the Solar System's comets travel around the Sun, but sun-grazers, such as...

Orionid Meteor Shower: Huge Grazing Meteor over New Mexico – October 19 2013

Despite a bright moon, the Orionid meteor shower produced some amazing cosmic sights for stargazers. Here some videos coming back on the 15 Orionid meteors detected, including two brilliant fireballs. A bright grazing  fireball was caught...

Huge Fireball Leaves Strange Clouds Over Chile – July 7 2014

Residents of San Antonio, Chile were surprised by a large meteor fireball flying over their heads. But, first, they believed they were being visited by extraterrestrials. How did these strange elongated clouds formed in the sky over...

Huge Meteor Flies Over Arizona – April 12 2014

A huge orange fireball has been seen in the sky over Arizona on Saturday night, April 12, 2014. The fireball is actually thought to be a meteorite since witnesses have reported it crashing to...

Ghostly Strange Sounds From Perseids Fireball 2014 – Terrifying

This is terrifying! Listen to the ghostly strange sounds from Perseids Fireball 2014. So far the Perseids 2014 are holding their own. Observers have reported dozens of Perseid fireballs cutting through the glare. This one...

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...

Meteor And Fireball Reports Around The World: UK, USA, Brazil, Spain – June 20 To 30 2014

Within the last ten days of June, an increase of meteor and meteor sightings have been reported around the world! Since I love meteor desintegrations but I haven't witnessed one in a long time, you...

Perseids Fireball Creates Mystery Booms In Sri Lanka

Perseids Fireball, perseids fireball 2014, loud booms sri lanka fireball, fireball creates loud booms in sri lanka, strange light in the sky sri lanka perseids 2014, perseids fireball 2014 Sri Lanka, A Perseids Fireball was witnessed in Sri Lanka on August 11 2014. Photo used for representational purposes.
Strange light and loud booms from the sky reported in A'pura, Sri Lanka. Although the origin is still unknown, a Perseids fireball creates mystery booms in Sri Lanka! Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, August 11 2014 - Authorities are...

Discovery of the Largest Antarctic Meteorite in 25 Years on Nansen Ice Field, East Antarctica

Understanding how our planet works necessitates studying its interior. Direct geological records only document the crustal or uppermost fraction of our planet while the deeper parts remain totally outside of our reach. Meteorites coming...

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...

What Happened When Comet Siding Springs Buzzed Mars on Oct. 19, 2014? A Spectacular Martian Meteor Shower

Can you tell me what happened when What comet Siding Springs buzzed Mars on Oct. 19, 2014? Well NASA has recorded one of the most spectacular Martian meteor shower ever! On Friday, NASA held a press...

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...

Camelopardalid meteor explosions: Loud booms in Louisianna, Virginia and Illinois

People in central Illinois are reporting a giant boom that shook a whole apartment complex about three hours ago on May 23, 2014. Some have seen flashes (green and orange) in the sky other nothing. In...

Mysterious Fireball in the US and Canadian Sky was an Old Russian Satellite – January 27 2013

The giant fireball that had a short appearance in the sky all over from Canada to Georgia at around 9:30pm Sunday was most certainly an old Russian satellite, Cosmos 1484, launched in 1983. This...

Unexpected Space Phenomenon: Until Now, 2013 Is Not The Predicted Year Of Solar Maximum Activity

Figure. Monthly sunspot numbers for solar cycle 24 (the current one), cycle 23, and cycle 21, the last one with one, normal peak. 2013 was supposed to be the year of “solar maximum,” the peak...

Mysterious Glowing Light In The Sky Of Recife, Brazil (VIDEO)

What is this mysterious glowing light in the sky of Recife in Brazil? Some believe it is a meteor disintegrating. I think it is a giant transformer explosion! What about your opinion? Thank you to let me...

Another huge meteor explosion over Sao Paolo, Brazil – May 10, 2014

The Brazilian sky is exploding! After the fireball explosion of May 7, 2014 in the federal district, cameras from Bramon also recorded a new sky event this time in the region of Sao Paolo on May...

Meteor with Strange Sounds in Kentucky, Illinois, Arizona, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi – May 18 2013

Initial Meteor Sighting Reports 18MAY2013 Tristen Dixon Vilonia, AR 22:45:00 5 seconds Faced east, went from south to north Green/white Very bright white 18MAY2013 Jb Augusta, Arkansas, USA 22:40:00 Aprox 4 sec S-N Bright blue green...

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...

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...

Geminid Meteor Exploding Smoke Trail Over Victoria, BC (Video and Pics)

This smoking meteor has been captured by John McDonald in the night sky over Victoria, BC Captured on December 14, 2014, so right at the Geminid meteor peak, this meteor with a large smoke plume...

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...

A Comet Crashed on Earth 28 Million Years Ago Say Scientists

Amazing planetary discovery: This is the first time ever that scientists find evidences showing that a comet struck Earth. And this apocalyptic event happened about 28 Mio years ago. In their study, they analyzed a...

Impressive! The Lyrids peaked in Argentina: Huge meteor explosion caught on tape – April 21 2013

Such events always happen at places we are not present! Some in Argentina experienced a great Lyrids meteor shower. Look at this amazing footage showing different views of a meteor explosion over Argentina Sunday...

Great Video About The Alabama Fireball Explosion of September 9 2013

Here another view of the great meteor explosion that occurred over Birmingham, Alabama and which was reported from Georgia to Tennessee on September 9 2013. This is my first report about this great meteor sighting. Follow...

This Fantastic Footage Shows a Perseid Meteor Exploding and its Resulting Expanding Ring

This video was caught early in the morning on August 12, 2013 from a backyard in Victorville, CA by  photographer and digital artist Michael K. Chung. He said he couldn’t believe what he saw when he...

Strange sounds in the sky: What is a meteor infrasound?

I already introduced that strange sounds can be linked to meteorite falls. Now I will explain how the meteor infrasound is created. Any shock generating mechanism in the atmosphere can generate infrasonic waves that...

Vancouver Fireball: Large Meteor Explodes Over Vancouver – Sonic Boom

Vancouver fireball? Yes, a large meteor exploded over Vancouver, on August 18 2014 at 10:15 p.m. According to numerous witness reports, a bright object and its giant tail was visible striking in the sky over...

PHILAE (ROSETTA) Should be Landing on a Comet (@Agilkia) for the very First Time In less than a Week!

After a ten-year journey, Rosetta and Philae had finally reached their destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta spent many weeks studying the comet, sending lots of information back to Earth. But where was Philae going to land?...

Unexplained Large Crater In Ice Covering Dawe’s Lake, Central Newfoundland: A Meteorite? – March 12 2013

An amateur astronomer says a large hole, which measures about 55 metres by 60 metres and was first discovered on Friday morning by a cabin owner on Dawe's Lake near Badger in central Newfoundland,...

Melbourne Sky Is Full Of Mysterious Flying Orbs!?! OMG!

Ufo? Meteors? Most probably fireballs... But the Melbourne sky is full of mysterious flying orbs! Have you also enjoyed the music? Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Fireball Explosion and Smoke Trail Filmed During Time-Lapse Video in Iowa

He just wanted to make an amazing time-lapse of the Milky Way over Ashton-Wildwood County Park, Iowa. He ended up finally with a fireball explosion leaving behind a strange bright puff of red smoke -...

Largest Lunar Meteor Impact on September 11 2013 (VIDEO)

A Meteor impact? On September 11 2013, astronomers spotted a bright flash of light on the moon. According to new data, this mysterious light resulted from an asteroid, meteor or comets smashing on the lunar...

Loud Booms Created By Meteor Explosion In Upstate New York

Meteor sightings and fireball explosions are always impressive phenomena. If you add booming sounds and rattling, than it becomes terrifying. And this is exactly what happened last Sunday afternoon around Lake Ontario! Did you hear...

Just Another Fireball Exploding… This Time Over Bucharest, Romania. Watch Amazing Videos Of This Loud Sky Phenomenon

A meteor has exploded in the skies of Bucharest on January 7, 2014 Watch the following great videos of the bright fireball that probably created a loud sonic boom while disintegrating! A meteoroid disintegrated over Romania, lighting...

Huge Fireball Lights Up Swiss, German and French Sky – March 31 2014

A huge green meteor with reddish tail was sighted and reported in the sky over Basel, Zurich, Zug (Switzerland), in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse (Germany) and also in Austria and France on Monday, March...

Aurora Lighting: Fireball Strikes Through Northern Lights – Nature Photo

Look at this aurora lighting photo! Northern Lights are all over the sky... and then WOW! A meteor strikes right through the auroras! Amazing! But this is not everything. Look at the fireball reflection in the waves...

Amazing Fireball Strikes Manning (Alberta) in Northern Canada (VIDEO)

This video was caught by two police officers on patrol. Well sometimes they are useful! Enjoy the great video! The flaming ball lighted up the sky at around 9:30 p.m. No sound was heard. An astronomer...

Update about meteorite explosion in Russia: Pictures from devastation

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The Triumphal Hymn: Comet Sings Mysterious Sound to Rosetta

Comet sings mysterious sound: Rosetta’s Plasma Consortium (RPC) has uncovered a mysterious ‘song’ that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing into space. Listen to the triumphal and welcome hymn of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko! Rosetta’s Plasma Consortium contains of five...