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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...

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...

Mysterious bright fireball explodes over Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and New York

A mysterious bright fireball disintegrated in the sky over Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and filmed over Virginia on January 30, 2016 at around 6 p.m. Did you see it? Did you hear a noise related...

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...

Loud boom and flash of light baffle residents of Weston, UK

There was a loud bang over Weston, heard as far out as Kewstoke and Banwell, at 1.20am on August 7, 2017. The strong detonation was accompanied by a flash of light and thus may have...

Fireball Explosion and Smoke Trail Filmed During Time-Lapse Video in Iowa

He just wanted to make an amazing time-lapse of the Milky Way over Ashton-Wildwood County Park, Iowa. He ended up finally with a fireball explosion leaving behind a strange bright puff of red smoke -...

Florida Loud Booms Related To A Fireball? Fireball Strike Over Florida On March 21 2013

Yesterday evening, a fireball was witnessed in many Florida's counties. As previously presented here, meteorites can produce sonic booms while they enter atmosphere. So could some booms heard in NCF be related to...

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...

Bright fireball explodes over Spain on December 31 2015

2015 ended with a big bang as a bright fireball exploded in the sky over Spain. On the last day of 2015, a skycam in northeast Spain caught a very bright meteor burning up in...

Russian rocket burns in the sky over the southwestern United States

A Soyuz SL-4 R / B Russian rocket was successfully launched from Baikonur cosmodrome on December 21, 2015 at 11:44 GMT. And baffled stargazers watching the sky over the southwestern United States in Nevada and California. Nice videos. A mysterious...

Two record-breaking comet flybys in March 2016

March 2016 turns out to be the month of great celestial events. Two comets - comet 252P/LINEAR 12 and Comet P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) - will make record-breaking Earth flybys with the passage of PANSTARRS being...

Our solar system’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered by ice volcanoes

We usually associate volcanoes with extreme heat. But new results demonstrate that the Solar System’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered in volcanoes that have spewed ice throughout their history. Scientists analyzed images of Ceres, a...

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...

Meteor And Fireball Reports Around The World: UK, USA, Brazil, Spain – June 20 To 30 2014

Within the last ten days of June, an increase of meteor and meteor sightings have been reported around the world! Since I love meteor desintegrations but I haven't witnessed one in a long time, you...

Mysterious light in the sky of Russia and visible from ISS on December 15 2015

What was this mysterious light in the sky of Russia and disappearing in space just below ISS on December 15, 2015? Only cosmonauts know... Well not so sure this strange glowing object is going toward space: More pictures and...

Cosmic Medals From Chelyabinsk Meteor At Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

"We will hand out our medals to all the athletes who will win gold on that day, because both the meteorite strike and the olympic games are the global events" Chelyabinsk region culture minister alexei...

The Meteor Fireball Spotted Over California Bay Area was Accompanied by Loud Sonic Booms

Here a few reports about the sonic boom that accompanied the meteor fireball sighted on February 21 2013 in Ventura, Anaheim, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Paso Robles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara. We live near...

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...

Three-mile long Toutatis asteroid to zip past Earth this week: watch it live from here!

Three-mile long Toutatis asteroid to zip past Earth this week: watch it live from here! During this week, a giant near-Earth asteroid called 4179 Toutatis and which is around 3 miles (5 kilometers) wide, will...

Green exploding meteor falls from the sky over the Denver metro area, Colorado

Look at this green exploding meteor falling from the sky over the Denver metro area on October 27, 2016. The space rock disintegrated in the evening sky at around 6:50 p.m. According to the video uploader from Littleton,...

Green comet to flyby Earth on April 1st 2017

Green comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak is flying over Earth's North Pole this week where sky watchers can find it all night long not far from the bowl of the Big Dipper. At closest approach on April 1st,...

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...

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...

Bright fireball explodes in the sky of Slovakia and Hungary

Watch the amazing moment a large meteor disintegrates over a city in Slovakia before disappearing in a flash of light. The ‘out-of-this-world’ event was spotted by hundreds of worried people who feared the asteroid would...

The Triumphal Hymn: Comet Sings Mysterious Sound to Rosetta

Comet sings mysterious sound: Rosetta’s Plasma Consortium (RPC) has uncovered a mysterious ‘song’ that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing into space. Listen to the triumphal and welcome hymn of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko! Rosetta’s Plasma Consortium contains of five...

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...

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...

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,...

Awesome Geminid meteor fireball video from New South Wales, Australia

Just sit back and relax. This is awesome. This video features the Peak of the Geminid Meteor Shower 2015 from Kiama, New South Wale, Australia. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Don’t be afraid! Only 26 asteroids hit our planet with the force of our most powerful weapons

This is an amazing video and fact! Between 2000 to 2013, 26 asteroids were registered hitting our planet Earth with an explosive power larger than our most destructive weapons! These nuke-scale asteroids are represented in...

Huge meteor strikes over Brazil – May 7 2014

A huge meteor was observed and caught by cameras of the Observatório Carina e Observatório Bellatrix on May 7, 2014 at 08:26:31 UT (05:26:31 local time). This first video presents the meteor fall: The next two videos...

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...

Unexplained light flashes and sonic booms baffle residents of Slavic Village, Cleveland – No comments from officials

People living in the Slavic Village Community can’t seem to figure out what caused the bursts of light and loud booms that have been seen and heard over the last month. Police...

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...

Chelyabinsk-like fireball explosion in the US: Mysterious flash and boom in the sky terrified residents of Portland, Oregon, 80 years ago

The flash of bright light surprised everyone who saw it. Hundreds of Portlanders reported spotting "a vast burst of smoke and spurting flame." The explosion that followed was even more startling. The...

Loud Fireball Explosion Reported in North Kanto Area, Japan – January 20 2013

January 20 2013 - Japan. Meteors are observed almost everyday. However a good quality footage of such events is very rare although more and more cameras are pointing at the sky to help astronomers,...

Vancouver Fireball: Large Meteor Explodes Over Vancouver – Sonic Boom

Vancouver fireball? Yes, a large meteor exploded over Vancouver, on August 18 2014 at 10:15 p.m. According to numerous witness reports, a bright object and its giant tail was visible striking in the sky over...

Extremely bright green fireball lights up the sky over much of San Diego and Los Angeles, California, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico (videos)

For a few seconds on Monday, night turned into day as an extremely bright green fireball lit the sky over much of California, Los Angeles, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico, blinding all-sky meteor cameras. The...

Anniversary of terrifying Tunguska impact event on June 30

The terrifying Tunguska event, the largest known impact event on Earth in recorded history, was triggered by the explosion in mid-air of a superbolide near the Stony Tunguska River on 30 June,...

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...