Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Twin Asteroids Impacted Sweden in One of the Largest Solar System’s Cosmic Catastrophes

According to scientists, this was probably one of the largest cosmic catastrophes in the solar system's history.' And it occurred in SWEDEN as twin asteroids slammed into Oestersund and Malingen 458 million years ago. The...

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...

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...

The sky is falling on our heads: Bright fireballs explode over USA, Canada and Spain within 3 days

There is no active meteor showers, but the sky is on fire! More than 4 fireballs explode over USA, Canada and Spain within 3 days. http://meteorshowertonight.org/sky-falling-bright-fireballs-explode-spain-canada-usa-videos/ Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Two meteor showers – The Lyrids and Pi Puppids – will peak simultaneously between the 22 and 24 April 2015

Two meteor showers, the Lyrids and Pi Puppids are about to peak simultaneously between the 22 and 24 April, 2015. So watch for amazing lights illuminating the sky... And loud booms! The Lyrids and Pi Puppids meteor showers...

Meteor Photo: Amazing Fireball Strikes Over Minnesota – September 12 2014

Meteor Photo: Watch this amazing fireball striking over Minnesota. These two couples were out looking for Northern Lights. They didn't have chance. But their consolation prize was gorgeous! They both shot the same fireball from...

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...

This 130 feet asteroid has a 1-in-7,000 chance of hitting Earth this fall and that’s pretty close

This fall, Earth has about a 1-in-7,000 chance of getting an uninvited extraterrestrial visitor: asteroid 2006 QV89. 2006 QV89 measures 130 feet (40 meters) in diameter and is...

Large fireball explosion responsible for mystery booms reported in Puerto Rico

A large fireball exploded in a loud sonic boom in the sky of Puerto Rico on May 31, 2015. The mystery boom reported by baffled residents on the northwest of the island proved to be...

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...

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...

Latest meteor fireballs recorded around the world: USA, Brazil, Saudi Arabia

Meteor fireballs are also increasingly reported in the last few days. Here the latest space rock videos captured around the world. Meteor captured on February 7, 2016 - unknown place either US or UK: Huge fireball lights...

Green fireball strikes the sky of Illinois, Missouri and Iowa – Dashcam video

A green fireball disintegrated in the sky across Illinois, Missouri and Iowa on April 15, 2016. This lucky driver managed to catch this bright meteor on his dashcam camera. According to some witnesses, the meteor produced...

Giant 280ft asteroid will skim past Earth TODAY in close flyby travelling at 30,420 miles per hour – And we have no techniques to stop an asteroid colliding with Earth

Asteroid 2013 MD8 is expected to skim past Earth on Tuesday, NASA said. The space rock has a diameter of nearly 280ft, which rivals the size of Big Ben. It will fly...

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...

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...

Third near miss in January 2017: Newly discovered asteroid makes closest flyby since September 6, 2016

A newly discovered asteroid named 2017 BH30 made the closest flyby since September 6, 2016 on January 30, 2017. 2017 BH30 belongs to Apollo group of asteroids. It was discovered by Catalina Sky Survey on...

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...

What is That Strange Light Flying in the Sky Over Trinidad and Tobago? Too Slow for a Meteor Fireball

What is that unidentified object flying in the sky over Trinidad and Tobago on October 15, 2019? One thing is sure... It's too slow to be a meteor...

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...

Supermoon and Geminids peak on December 14 2016

In a spectacular case of bad timing, the full Moon coincides with the annual Geminid meteor shower. Don't feel put out. There's still something for everyone, including a consolation prize. A supermoon is a good thing....

Videos of mysterious light flying in the sky of California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Colorado

A mysterious light dashing across the skies over California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Colorado Wednesday night caused a buzz on social media. But it was a Chinese CZ-7 rocket that re-entered the atmosphere at 9:36...

Massive fireball lights up the sky of London, UK (videos)

A massive fireball was captured in London and across UK on March 17, 2016 at around 3:16 am. The extremely bright fireball momentarily overloaded the camera with light, then disintegrated silently. The first video is from the Church...

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...

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...

Nasa detects two space rocks heading towards Earth: A comet and an unknown object

This week a comet that started life in the outer reaches of our solar system will be visible from Earth for the first time, as it approaches our planet's orbit. The comet will be...

Meteor strikes over a glowing blue ocean in Australia

Bioluminescence is an awesome phenomenon! Now throw a streaking meteor into the equation and it's magic! According to Maree Clout: It was just this huge green fireball streaking across the sky. It was quite slow. I have seen...

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...

LOUD Booms and Extremely Bright Fireball In The Sky, USA, October 30 2012

October 30, 2012 6:10 AM Video shot in Jackson, Mississippi, USA UPDATE: Further research indicates this may be a meteor from the debris field of Halley's Comet. Research indicates close to 60 reports of a bright...

Mysterious bright red light flies over Dunedin, New Zealand baffling stargazers

What is this mysterious red light streaking through the night sky over Dunedin, New Zealand on July 18, 2016? For a meteor the disintegration path is too long. So what about space junk re-entering Earth's atmosphere? After...

Mysterious green light strikes over Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa

What was this mysterious green light striking the sky of South Africa on November 28, 2015? The strange green light was spotted by hundreds of baffled residents from Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg... seems legit or...

Bright fireball explodes in loud booms leaving weird trail in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona

Did you see it? Did you hear it? A huge fireball exploded in loud booms leaving a weird and mysterious trail in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona on June 2, 2016. Did you hear this mysterious...

Fireball lights up the sky of Colorado (videos)

So it's true: The early bird gets the fireballs. A "bright green" fireball soar across the sky before it burned out over the mountains of Colorado. More than 60 eyewitnesses filed sightings on the American Meteor Society's...

Mysterious fireball strikes over Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. Or space junk?

A mysterious fireball appeared in the sky of Georgia , South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee on June 29, 2015. The weird object was spotted around 1:30 a.m. with a long tail of bright colors. But I think...

Exploding Lyrids fireball lights up the sky of Japan

Look at this awesome exploding fireball. The brilliant meteor fragmented in the sky of Japan on April 22, 2016. Just wow! Have you also been able to watch some Lyrids in the last few days? Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

US detects the second largest METEOR EXPLOSION in 30 years, and the biggest since the fireball over Chelyabinsk in Russia six years ago

A huge fireball exploded in the Earth's atmosphere in December 2018, according to Nasa. The blast was the second largest of its kind in 30 years, and the...

Mysterious UFO baffles sky watchers in Asia

On October 8, 2015, a mysterious UFO flew across the night sky over Asia. Sky watchers witnessed a number of point-like objects, some with a luminous nebula. So what? The strange lights have been witnessed over the Xinjiang...

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...

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,...