Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Huge meteorite impacts Queensland, Australia in large explosion boom

A bright flash or light has been reported by hundreds of people and lots of reports coming in of a tremor around Gladstone today at around 8:27pm Autralia time? Who felt it? It looks like...

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...

Spectacular fireball disintegrates over Quebec, Ontario, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire

A spectacular fireball was reported flying over Quebec, Ontario, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire on September 21, 2016. The AMS has received over 125 reports so far about this bright meteor event...

Gigantic asteroid with power of 3 billion nukes may be headed for Earth

A gigantic asteroid with the power of more than three billion nukes is hurtling towards Earth. But no one is certain how close it will actually come. In any cases, it is way too close for...

This giant 30 tons meteorite unearthed in Argentina is the second heaviest ever found after Hoba

A giant 30 tons meteorite has been discovered in the small town of Gancedo, Argentina on September 10, 2016. This at least 4,000 years old space object is the second heaviest ever found after the...

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...

Massive tsunami waves produced by asteroid impact could destroy the Atlantic Coast of the United States on March 16, 2880

If an asteroid crashes into the Earth, it is likely to splash down somewhere in the oceans. A computer simulation of an asteroid impact tsunami shows waves as high as 400 feet sweeping onto the...

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...

In anticipation for the Perseid meteor shower bright fireballs

While waiting for the Perseid meteor shower peaking tonight. Here a few pictures of bright fireballs from the latest showers in the last few years.   Hopefully, the Perseid meteor shower peaking tonight will produce another few of...

Sungrazing comet smashes the sun at 600 km/s on August 4, 2016

This Kreutz family sungrazing comet appeared near the sun on August 2, 2016 and smashed the sun at 600 km/s at around 05:15 UTC on August 4. This comet has became one of SOHO's top...

Bright greenish-blue meteor explodes in the sky of Puerto Rico (video)

A greenish-blue meteor lit up the sky of Puerto Rico on July 26, 2016. This bright Alpha Capricornids fireball exploded at around 9:10 pm stunning skywatchers across the Island. The Alpha Capricornid meteor shower isn't well known...

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...

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...

Unusual light in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona – Phoenix: a meteor fireball hotspot

Valley residents have seen their share of unusual lights in the sky over the years, and it happened again on July 21, 2016 just after 9 p.m. In the video, you can see the light...

Fire in the sky: 7 major fireball meteor events in the last 3 days around the world

Since Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at least 7 major fireball events have made headlines around the world. Here a compilation of these glowing and noisy sky events. At midnight on Thursday bright flashes of light turned the...

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...

Very loud sonic boom from the sky rattles houses in Florida. Meteor fireball?

A very loud sonic boom was reported across middle Florida on July 18, 2016. Was it a meteor fireball exploding over the Sunshine State? The mystery remains. A loud and mysterious boom has been reported by...

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...

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...

Horizon-to-horizon meteor created by Cygnus OA6 reentry

Cygnus OA6 re-entered at 13:29 UT, June 22, 2016, creating a horizon-to-horizon meteor. What goes up normally comes down in a fiery blaze of glory. WOW! Look at this! It's not a fireball but the Orbital ATK's...

Rare meteor lights up the sky over Guam (video)

A bright meteor lit up the sky over Guam on June 28, 2016. According to the National Weather Service this is a rare sighting. Did you see it? Did you hear it? Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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...

First meteor of the summer recorded over Spain on June 21, 2016

The first meteor of the summer was captured over Spain on June 21, 2016 at 12:05 am local time. The bright fireball was caught by two different cameras in the network of the University of Huelva. Awesome...

Massive fireball lights up the sky of Japan (videos)

A massive fireball lit up the sky over Japan on June 18, 2016. The bright meteor hurtling towards Earth was visible for several seconds as it streaked from the Kanto and Tohoku regions of Japan...

Earthgrazer meteor over the state of São Paulo, Brazil

This earthgrazer meteor was filmed by cameras of the Brazilian Meteor Observation Network (Bramon) over the state of São Paulo, Brazil on June 13, 2013. They managed to catch the beginning (VLW station), middle (CSP...

Latest fireball videos around the world: Puget Sound, USA and Sydney, Australia – And a mystery

Two bright meteor fireballs lit up simualtenously the sky around the world on June 10, 2016. Watch these two meteor videos captured in Puget Sound, USA and Sydney, Australia areas. Meteor captured over Everett, Washington on June...

Daytime fireball strikes over St. Louis, Missouri (video) – Loud boom reported

A bright daytime fireball streak across the sky over St. Louis, Missouri on June 6, 2016. Some reported hearing a sonic boom as the meteor disintegrated in the Earth's atmosphere. The bolide flew over the St....

Bright fireball visible from the entire island of Puerto Rico

A bright fireball struck the sky over Puerto Rico on June 2, 2016 at aound 9 pm. The slow meteor was visible from the entire island moving from Northeast to Southeast. The Caribbean Astronomical Society (SAC)...

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...

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...

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

Brilliant fireball strikes the sky of Japan on May 23, 2016

Look at this brilliant fireball striking the sky of Japan on May 23, 2016. The path of disintegration is so long! Insane! The bright meteor was recorded by cameras of the Nippon Meteor Society on May 23,...

Extremely bright fireball explodes in loud detonation over Puebla, Mexico on May 21, 2016

This extremely bright fireball stuck the sky over Puebla, Mexico on May 21, 2016. This major meteor exploded in a loud boom at around 1:48 am local time. Another frightening but awesome natural fireworks. Can you just...

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...

Exploding fireball disintegrates in a loud boom over northeastern US on May 17, 2016

The sky is on fire! And it seems that large fireballs have decided to strike the sky around the world in the last few days. After Finland on May 12, 2016 and Brazil on May 16,...

Fireball 10 times brighter than the full moon explodes in big boom over Finland

A fireball 10 times brighter than the full moon exploded in the sky of Finland on May 12, 2016. The disintegrating blue-green ball of fire emitted a powerful and loud boom reported all across southern Finland. The...

Eta Aquarid meteor shower video from Kiama, Australia

This Eta Aquarid meteor shower video was filmed by David Finlay from the beautiful seaside village of Kiama, Australia on May 7, 2016. It features some of the most exquisite eta aquarid fireballs that struck...

Awesome fireball over Georgia – May 3, 2016

On May 3, 2016, an awesome blue-green space rock suddenly lit up the sky of Georgia, USA. The fireball was captured by the dashcam of Jeremy Wall in the Lawrenceville area. The bright meteor was likely...

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...

Long-tailed sungrazing comet smashes into the sun after large solar explosion on May 1, 2016

Look at this sungrazing comet smashing into the sun on May 1, 2016. And did you see the large solar explosion just before? Insane! That is an awesome 'suicide comet' gif video! Share! Follow us: Facebook and...