Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Fireball Explosion Filmed Over Utah – October 2014

This fireball explosion occurred on October 2 2014 over Murray, Utah. Luckily, it was caught on tape by the surveillance camera of Family Valdez. So cool! Did you also see this blazzing fireball disintegrating over Utah...

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....

Magnetic Storm On Comet Lovejoy? Plasma Blob Captured By Astrophotograph

Is a magnetic storm currently hitting Comet Lovejoy? A plasma blob billowing down the tail has been captured away from the Comet's core! Observers of bright Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) are reporting activity in the comet's...

New Comet of the Century Spotted? Brazilian Astronomers Have Discovered a Very Intense New Comet

Will C/2014 E2 (Jacques) be the new comet of the century, thus replacing Comet ISON that disintegrated last November? You probably all know, Comet ISON, thought to be the comet of the century, died mysteriously about...

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...

Fireball Explodes Over Albuquerque, New Mexico (VIDEO)

A fireball exploded and lit up Albuquerque’s northwest sky around 4:43 am on September 8, 2014. It was captured by Sandia National Laboratories cameras in the New Mexico's sky! Sandia National Laboratories cameras were rolling early Monday morning...

Another awesome fireball in the sky of Euless, Texas on dashcam

This dashcam video was captured on February 17, 2016 in the Euless area, Texas. Look how bright this fireball is... You even see one or two disintegration steps before it really disappears. Awesome. Video by LaFamiliaHumana. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Fireball disintegrates over three states in Brazil

A fireball has been captured by 3 cameras exploding in the sky over Brazil on June 7, 2015. The cameras were situated in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo! Amazing! The space rock was...

Near miss: A huge asteroid is hurtling toward Earth on October 12

A huge asteroid - asteroid 2012 TC4 - is scheduled to make an uncomfortably close pass by Earth on October 12. The large space rock - discovered 5 years ago - is 30 to 100...

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...

Rosetta Selfie: Philae Snaps Selfie With Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Rosetta selfie: Yes, selfies are no longer just a human trend. After the Mars Curiosity Rover, Rosetta took a photo of itself in the outer space. The Rosetta Spacecraft was designed to orbit and land on comet...

Massive Fireball explodes in the sky of Puerto Rico (video)

Look at these videos of a huge fireball disintegrating in the sky over Rincon, Ponce, San Juan and Vieques! The space rock amazed by its remarkable colors residents and tourists on Friday, April 3, 2015....

Mysterious Space Junk Fireball Goes Sonic Over Australia – July 10 2014

'Meteor' which lit-up the Australian sky may have been space junk from a weather satellite launched 10,000km away in Kazakhstan Shocked Australians believed they were witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies...

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...

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...

Loud booms and strange lights as meteors strike Queensland, Canada and UK

Loud boom and strange light have been reported from Rockhampton down to Gympie, Australia on February 10, 2016. Was it a meteor that lit up Queensland? // Did you see a strange light last night, or hear...

Lunar eclipse, comet, full moon all coming Friday night: Rare space TRIPLE event on February 10, 2017

Skywatchers will enjoy a rare space triple-header Friday night and early Saturday morning... A "penumbra" lunar eclipse during the full "snow" moon... and the flyby of a comet. Here's a look at what you will see...

Mysterious light in the sky explodes in a loud boom over Russian Far East

The sky in Russia's Far East was lit up by a strange object on January 17, 2016. The mysterious glowing object flew over the city of Belogorsk and Blagoveschensk leaving behind a long trail of white...

Strange Sky Phenomenon: Mysterious Burning Fireball Flying Over Cheltenham

What is this mysterious ball of fire flying in the sky over Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK? A space object on its way back to Earth? An exploding fireball? Or simply a cloud at dusk illuminated by...

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...

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...

Huge Mysterious Yucatan Fireball Explosion Creates Power Outage in Mexico – Paranormal?

Sunday evening, a weird sky phenomenon broke up the monotony of a small Maya Town. A huge object, thought to be a fireball, lit up the skies over the town of Ichmul in southern Yucatan...

This Skydiver was Almost Hit by a Meteor (VIDEO and GIF)

Imagine! You are skidiving and suddenly you feel something but cannot register what is actually happening directly. Then you look at the video you made from your dive... And wow! You have almost been struck by...

Dinosaur extinction triggered by giant asteroid impact and apocalyptic megavolcanic eruptions

The asteroid that slammed into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago killed off the dinosaurs... And probably rang the Earth like a bell, triggering volcanic eruptions around the globe that may have contributed...

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...

Comet near Moon on New Year’s Eve: Harbinger of incoming destruction

Forget the fireworks - And look for a comet in the sky on New Year's Eve! As we ring in the new year, a comet - 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková - will near the moon and be visible...

A comet will hit the Earth between September 15 and 28, 2015, apparently

A comet will hit the Earth between September 15 and 28, 2015. We are heading toward a catastrophic event, apparently! It's almost a year now that the foreign minister of France announced at a White House press...

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...

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...

Weird red fireball moves across the sky of Dolgoprudny during a hailstorm?

What is this weird red fireball flying through the sky of Dolgoprudny during an intense storm? Another what the heck moment! Any ideas around? And here the longer video with the light appearing after 4:45: Really weird! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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

White fireball disintegrates in the sky of Lviv, Ukraine

The sky of the largest city in western Ukraine was visited by a disintegrating bright white fireball on January 23, 2016, local time. The entry of this space rock must have been impressive and has most probably created...

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...

Beautiful pictures of Comet Catalina and Comet Panstarrs currently cruising our sky

Comets have been shown to be unpredictable. Sometimes comets even disintegrate. But these comets are well worth following! Comet PANSTARRS (C/2014 S2) and Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) are currently cruising our sky enabling astronomers to...

Mysterious noise, bright flash of light over Alberta: Meteor explosion?

Did a meteor crash through the Earth’s atmosphere over northern Alberta on December 31, 2016? Strange noise and bright flash of light in the sky reported by residents of Peace River shortly after midnight. Erika Florence on her...

Fireball Explosion Creates Loud Boom Over Maritimes and Quebec in Canada – March 18 2014 (VIDEO)

What was this mysterious boom and rumbling felt in Maratimes and parts of Quebec on March 18 2014? Most probably a meteor explosion! George Hayes, a cattle farmer from Shigawake, Que., said he and his...

It’s raining meteorites in Cuba! Loud sonic booms shake residents before space rocks fall from the sky

A meteor has rocked the skies of western Cuba, exploding mid-air, shattering windows and raining charred meteorite rocks on people’s homes. Before its spectacular demise, the space rock was seen flying above...

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,...