Fireball, Meteor, Comet

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

Strange Sounds In The Sky: Fireball Meteors Emit Unique And Previously Undiscovered Low Frequency Radio Wave Signals

In a previous post, I tried to explain that some of the strange sounds around the world could be related to fireballs or/ and meteors exploding or just travelling in our atmosphere. Now it's...

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

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...

The sun swallowed a giant icy comet on December 8 2015

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the sun swallowed an icy comet. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spotted the visitor from outer space plunging into our star. The comet - "rubble pile" of rock and gravel -...

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...

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,...

Huge meteor explosion and sonic booms over Oshawa, Peterborough and Toronto area in Canada

Here are a few tweets the first picture and two dashcam videos of the meteor explosion accompanied by loud booms which occurred over the Toronto Great Area on May 4, 2014 at around 4.20PM. The following...

This new ancient and huge meteor crater found in Alberta would have had completely destroyed Calgary

Scientists have discovered a vast, ancient meteorite crater in southern Alberta. According to geologists the huge asteroid crashed near what is now the hamlet of Bow City, near Brooks, Alberta between 50 million and...

Over 148 fireballs detected by NASA all-sky cameras on June 9 2015

What the heck is going on! On June 9, 2015, about 148 fireballs were detected by the network of NASA all-sky cameras. So did you hear any loud booms or strange noises from the sky? They could...

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...

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....

Meteorite crashes on farm in loud booming noise

This weird white stone crashed in a loud boom on a Nigerian farm last March 12, 2016 creating panic among residents. Women and children were asked to vacate the farms immediately while men picked up...

Fireball brighter than the full moon explodes several times over Spain

A very bright fireball brighter than the full moon exploded several time over Spain on 23 Feb. 2016. The space rock disintegrated at 5h54m UT exhibiting several explosions. This is the second meteor in two days...

Fiery meteor explodes and earthquake lights glow over Yellowstone

Watch this awesome fireball disintegrating in the sky of Yellowstone National Park just near Old Faithful Geyser on February 29, 2016. But what is this big flash of light toward the end of the recording?...

Giant fireball disintegrates above Argentina lighting up the sky green

A giant fireball was seen disintegrating within a few seconds in the sky over Argentina. While passing by the meteor colored the sky green. Awesome! The mindblowing show was reported from Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires as...

Latest fireball sightnings around the world

Here's a compilation of the latest fireball sightings around the world. When will the next one hit Planet Earth? Weird meteor strikes over UK, France and Wales on October 2, 2016 The American Meteor Society received 28...

Two Large Meteor Events: Loud Booms Over Memphis Tennessee and Great Video From Canberra Australia

Two very large fireball events occurred over Memphis, Tennessee, USA and Canberra, Australia. However, nothing or not much was said about these two sky phenomena either on the news or by authorities. We are lucky...

Mysterious Explosion Lights Up The Sky Of Corsica – Meteor Disintegration?

What was this mysterious explosion reported over Corsica on August 30 2014? According to witnesses, the loud boom lit up the sky. Was it a disintegrating fireball? In the night of Friday to Saturday, August 30,...

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...

Strange things from the sky: Megacryometeor in Florida, mysterious rock-like object in India, and latest fireballs sightings in June 2017

Since the beginning of the month, skywatchers around the world are reporting an increased of bright fireballs, sometimes brighter than the moon, disintegrating around the world. Here the latest meteor sightings since June 2017: A...

Fireball brighter than full moon over the United Arab Emirates

This fireball over the United Arab Emirates had similar brightness than a full moon. It was captured 06 February 2016 at 21:54:23 UT by the cameras of the UACN project. The UAE Astronomical Cameras Network (UACN) consists...

Amazing Fireball Responsible For Roaring Sky Above Ferrara in Italy (Video)

Great video of an exploding fireball over Ferrara, a city situated 31 miles north-northeast of Bologna. The video was caught by the station IMTN (Italian Meteor and TLE Network) of Ferrara on September 3 2013 at...

Is This a Chunk of the Russian Meteorite? Huge Meteorite Fragment Pulled from Lake Chebarkul in the Urals

You probably remember the huge Meteorite explosion that occurred last February over Chelyabinsk. Well, it seems that a huge chunk of the Russian Meteorite was recovered and pulled from Lake Chebarkul in the Urals. If it...

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,...

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...

Newly discovered comet has two tails…

Newly-discovered Comet Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto (C/2018 V1) has sprouted two tails as shown in this amazing Gif image by Michael Jaeger of Jauerling, Austria, on Nov. 18th as the comet was gliding through the star fields...

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...

Very bright fireball explodes just over Puerto Rico on Jan 12, 2016

This very bright fireball explodes just south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico on Jan 12, 2016 at 5:11am local time. The space rock left behind what looks to be some very dense debris. Follow us on Facebook...

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...

For Stargazers: The First Meteor Shower of 2013, the Quadrantids, Will Occur This Week

A Great Start to the New Year: the first meteor shower of 2013, the Quadrantids, will open the year's night sky events this week. The Quadrantids occurs annually in January. If you are cold...

Stunning Video Of A Fireball Explosion In the Sky Over Madrid In Spain – April 15 2013

A brilliant ball of flame streaked across the sky above the Spanish capital Madrid, dazzling stargazers and astronomers alike. The celestial display was so bright it could be seen across the entire country. The...

Asteroid Strikes Earth in Dramatic Impact Simulation

In 'Miracle Planet: The Violent Past' you learn what would happen if a giant 300 mile (500 kilometers) wide asteroid strikes Earth. Well look at this nicely made asteroid impact simulation! But it's creepy and...

Mysterious glowing light in the sky baffles residents of Las Vegas and California

What was this bright burning light striking the sky of Las Vegas and northern California on March 6, 2016? It looks like a giant fireball disintegrating in the skies... But wait a minute... This gigantic fireball is...

Breaking new discovery: Huge meteorite impact crater found in Australian outback – February 2013

A new study reports the discovery of a 200-kilometre-wide (125-mile-wide) impact zone of a huge asteroid in southern Australian outback which represents the third largest asteroid impact site on the planet. This impact changed...

Mysterious Explosion in the Sky Over the Sverdlovsk Region in Russia (VIDEO) – November 2014

Russia hasn't only mysterious sinkholes forming in permafrost. Sometimes unexplained and mysterious explosion lights up the sky as shown on these creepy Youtube videos. So what created this mysterious light in the sky over the Sverdlovsk Region in Russia...

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...

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...

Meteor or Space debris? Mysterious bright flash and sonic booms in the sky over Texas, USA, December 07 2012

December 07 2012 - Mysterious bright flash in the sky over Texas, USA A mysterious flash was observed in the sky early friday morning at around 6:42 am over the Lone Star State, Texas from...

What would an asteroid impact be like: 1,000-mph winds and powerful shock waves deadliest effects

The end of the world wouldn't be pretty if a big asteroid slammed into the Earth. The deadliest effects would be ferocious winds of up to 1,000 mph and intense shock waves. A new scientific study...

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...