Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Mysterious asteroid will buzz Earth on April 1, 2016

The near Earth asteroid BeXB1Uu will buzz Earth tonight. According to the latest observation @ Cerro Tololo Observatory, Chile, the near Earth object, discovered on March 31, 2016, will pass very close to Earth. And...

Large meteor fireball explodes over the eastern United States and Canada, setting off confusion about a possible plane crash in Toronto

A large meteor fireball was spotted over New York. The space rock disintegrated above the eastern United States and Canada, setting off confusion about a possible plane crash in Toronto. Loud boom! The fireball was spotted at about...

The Arietid daylight meteor shower from June 6 to 12 2015

The Arietids are the fifth strongest shower of the year. Ironically, most people never notice this relatively intense shower as it peaks in broad daylight. On June 4th, the Canadian Meteor Orbit Radar (CMOR) has begun...

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....

Loud booms from Meteor Streak Across Northern California Skies, Bay of San Francisco, USA, November 14 2012

November 14 2012 - Loud booms from Meteor Streak Across Northern California Skies, Bay of San Francisco, USA Hundreds of people from Oakland, San Francisco and Santa Cruz witnessed on the 15th November 2012 a...

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...

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...

Impressive fireball brighter than a full moon lights up the sky of North Africa

This impressive fireball lit up the sky over North of Africa on July 8, 2016. The meteor, brighter than a full Moon and was produced by an alpha-Capricornid meteoroid at 21:05:47 UT (23:05:47 local time). The ball...

Huge meteor disintegrates over Xochimilco, Mexico (videos)

Huge fireball disintegrates over Mexico City on December 8, 2018. Picture: Youtube That must have been a powerful experience! Watch this meteor illuminating the sky over Puebla, Morelos,...

Huge 1km-wide potentially hazardous asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and will be the closest asteroid to flyby Earth in 400 years

A huge ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and will flyby Earth on April 19, 2017. The giant space rock, dubbed ‘2014 JO25’, will be the closest asteroid of this size to shave Earth...

Bright fireball disintegrates in the sky of Kiev on October 10, 2015

A bright fireball exploded in the cloudy sky of Kiev on October 10, 2015 6:30 AM local time. Watch the great meteor video. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Pittsburgh Meteor Explosion Video: Amazing!

A bright fireball and delayed loud booms were seen and heard near Pittsburgh on February 17th. The AMS has received over 120 eye witness reports from Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and New York. Amazing! According to NASa, the...

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...

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...

Mysterious fireball disintegrates in the sky of Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador

A mysterious fireball was filmed exploding in different pieces in the sky over Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua at 04:30 UTC on December 28, 2016 (22:30 CST on December 27). Some witnesses report loud booms...

Fire In The Sky: Meteor Fireball Strikes Over West Midlands, UK – VIDEO

Police car cameras are usually used to catch images of suspects! But in the early hours of Monday morning West Midlands Police captured a meteor fireball shooting across the sky. Wonderful! As shown by the video...

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...

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...

Asteroid Day on June 30, 2015 – A global movement to protect earth from asteroids

The first Asteroid Day will take place on June 30, 2015. It should become a global movement to protect Earth from asteroids over the years. As described on AsteroidDay.org: Asteroids impacting Earth, without intervention, will cause great...

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...

Fireball and meteor explosions over Japan between April 17 and 19 2014

Wow! I would have liked to be there to watch this amazing nature spectacle! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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...

Meteor fireballs create booms and rattle windows in Brazil and North Carolina

Noise and tremor scared residents of Hortolândia and Sumaré, Brazil at 11pm on July 13, 2017. On the same day, at around 10pm another meteor also jolted homes in North Carolina. Residents of Sumaré and Hortolândia...

Massive fireball explodes in loud bang lighting up the night sky over Cyprus

A giant fireball exploded over Cyprus on September 9, 2016. A loud bang was heard during the bright disintegration. A bright fireball did a close fly-by over Cyprus lightning up the sky during a loud explosion. In addition, people...

Mysterious light flashes across sky and causes loud bang over San Jose, California – Powerful explosion rattles houses and sets off car alarms (video)

What was this mysterious light that flashed across sky and caused a loud bang in the sky above San Jose, California on March 25, 2018? Hundreds of people reported spotting and hearing the bizarre...

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...

Mysterious moving star in the sky of Russia

On January 30, 2016, stargazers witnessed a yellow mysterious moving star in the sky of Russia. Is this sky event related to the combustion of a rocket? Or simply another giant fireball? The next picture by...

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...

Meteor Lights Up The Sky Of Montana – July 22 2014

A meteor lit up the sky of Montana on July 22, 2014 Although security cameras did not catch the actual meteor, I find the video amazing! It shows the flash of light given off from...

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...

Mysterious meteor-like objects fall from the sky in Kerala, India

Several mysterious meteor-like objects have fell from the sky and landed near the city of Peerumade in the Indian state of Kerala on October 18, 2016, creating moments of tension. Although the image shows something...

Multi-meter sized asteroid impacted Earth on June 22, 2019

On June 22nd at 21:25 UT, a small asteroid (NEOCP A10eoM1/2019 MO) entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded in broad daylight south of Puerto Rico. Airwaves recorded by...

Meteor strikes the Milky Way during the Lyrid meteor shower

Earth's April showers include the Lyrid Meteor Shower when the Earth makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. Now, a dust grain of that comet swept up and lit up this...

148 meteors reported by NASA’s All Sky Fireball Network over the USA on July 9, 2016

Every night, NASA’s All Sky Fireball Network scans the skies above the United States for meteoritic fireballs. On July 9, 2016, the network reported 148 fireballs. Pretty amazing! Source of the meteors are: 141 sporadics (random...

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...

Comet Swift-Tuttle responsible for the Perseid meteor shower could wipe out Earth

The 16-MILE wide comet responsible for the Perseid meteor shower will wipe out Earth. But nobody knows exactly when. The space object has been recently branded one of humanity's biggest threats. Each year, the most powerful...

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...

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...

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...