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Huge Fireball Lights Up Swiss, German and French Sky – March 31 2014

A huge green meteor with reddish tail was sighted and reported in the sky over Basel, Zurich, Zug (Switzerland), in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse (Germany) and also in Austria and France on Monday, March...

Space junk re-enters Earth’s atmosphere in awesome fireworks

On May 18, 2017, a mysterious flying object left a bright trail in the sky over Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Although looking like a bright fireball disintegrating in the night sky, I do believe this is space...

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,...

Mysterious fireball explodes with the power of a small nuclear bomb above US base in Greenland puzzling NASA scientist

A mysterious fireball exploding with the power of a small nuclear bomb which was detected not far from the US air base in Greenland has alerted a NASA space explorer. Another called for calm,...

Meteorite kills one and injures 3 as it falls on campus in India in large blast

A mysterious object believed to be a meteorite killed one and injured two as it fell on a college campus in India on February 6, 2016. A loud blast was heard just after midnight during the still...

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...

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,...

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...

Multiple meteor fireballs disintegrate in the sky over the US and the UK in the last few days

Is the sky falling on us? More than 7 fireballs were reported disintegrating in the US and the UK in the last four days! A bright flash in the sky was caught in the sky around 6:16...

Meteor fireballs are increasing exponentially but nobody knows why

Comparing 2014 to 2013, the frequency of fireballs increased by 120%. Comparing 2015 to 2014, fireballs increased by 20%. That is a significant increase, and it should be generating a lot of attention. If it...

Did you see that? An asteroid slammed into Jupiter

What is this strange light spot appearing for less than one second on the edge of the Jupiter's planetary disc? My only explanation for this is an asteroid or comet that enters Jupiters high atmosphere...

Bright fireball videos exploding over Brazil and Australia in May 2017

It's been a long time that I haven't reported any meteors / fireballs disintegrating in the night sky. But beginning of May 2017 wasn't so quiet around the world, especially in Brazil. Now, enjoy the...

Disintegrating fireball explodes over South of France

A disintegrating fireball crossed the sky of South of France on February 17, 2016. Witnesses evoked a green ball with a beaming trail or a long trail of fire after a big white ball that...

Meteorite hunters find 14 kilos of space rocks in Iran desert

Iranian deserts are not onl rich in oil and gas, but also in extraterrestrial matter. In January 2017, four UrFU researchers spent 10 days in the Lut desert, Iran and managed to find 12-14 kilograms...

Gigantic coronal hole opens up on the sun: Geomagnetic storms during peak of Perseid meteor shower on August 12th

A gigantic coronal hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere just behind sunspot AR2670. And it is turning toward Earth... Weak geomagnetic storms should occur on Earth during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower...

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...

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...

Fiery meteor disintegrates in the sky over Ust-Kut, Russia

This fiery meteor disintegrated in the sky over Ust-Kut, Russia on October 25, 2016. Was that another chelyabinsk fireball? Here a first youtube video: and here a second one: Yes that was an impressive space ball: Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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

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....

Comet Pan-STARRS: A Naked-Eye Comet in March 2013

Comet PanSTARRS glows with a fanlike tail in this image captured by Argentine astrophotographer Ignacio Diaz Bobillo on Feb. 15. The comet, falling in from the distant reaches of the solar system, is expected...

Giant Fireball Disintegrates Over New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania

A giant fireball was spotted along the east coast Sunday night, including parts of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Officials with the AMS say they received over 200 reports of a bright fireball in the...

Chinese Rocket Re-Entry Fireball Strikes Aurora Over Western Canada And USA (Photos And Videos)

Did you see this amazing fireball flying northern lights across the western part of the USA on February 24, 2015? There are confirmed sightings from Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, British Columbia,...

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,...

Bright green fireball explodes over the Netherlands

A bright green fireball was reported across the Netherlands on March 26, 2016, shortly after midnight. The burning meteor exploded after multiple-step disintegration. The fireball was also witnessed in Belgium and the United Kingdom. The bright...

Second green fireball strikes over Argentina in 2 days, same time, in the sky of Cordoba

Social media and mainstream news were put on alert as a green fireball struck over Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 30, 2015. Now, some report another mysterious green light flying over Cordoba, Argentina, the day...

Meteor Desintegration Over Texas on September 21 2013

  Here are two videos gathered on youtube of a bright meteor that exploded in the Texas sky on Sept. 21 2013 at 9pm local. People in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Plano, Waco and Abilene, among...

NASA ALERT: There is a potentially hazardous asteroid on a close approach toward Earth

NASA has issued an alert that a "potentially hazardous asteroid" is on a "close approach" toward Earth. However, it's nothing to be alarmed at, as the asteroid is expected to zoom past the planet...

Win a trip to Space!

Axe wants to send 22 people to Space. So try and win a trip to Space! The men's personal care product company AXE (Lynx) is launching a new global campaign to send 22 contest...

The Daytime Sextantid meteor shower is currently underway… But you can’t see them.

The Daytime Sextantid meteor shower is currently peaking with up to 20 meteors per hour. But you can't see them because they are overwhelmed by the glare of the sun. As shown in the picture below, the...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: Three Amazing Timelapses

Some of you probably missed the Perseid Meteor Shower peaking between the 10th and th 13th of August 2013. Here some of the best timelapses available on the net to date. Enjoy! The first is...

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...

Three meteor showers start in July 2015: Perseids, Alpha Capricornids, Delta Aquariids

There are 3 meteor showers starting in July 2015. Alpha Capricornids, Perseids and Delta Aquariids. That promises a lot of awesome natural light shows! Alpha Capricornids, active from July 11 to August 10, 2015 The Alpha Capricornids are active...

Huge fireball explodes over UK, Ireland and Europe

A huge fireball was witnessed all over Ireland from Dublin, Donegal, Cork, Sligo, Carlow, Longford, Antrim and across Britain as well as in The Netherlands on the 21st september 2012 at about 10.55pm. It consisted...

Huge Fireball Flies Across The Sky Over San Luis Potosi in Mexico – August 21 2013

The following videos were all recorded on the same day and point out a huge meteor rocketing in the sky in the region of San Luis Potosi in Mexico. This huge fireball travelled in Earth's...

Mysterious Glow Lights Up The Sky Of Vallenar and Baffles Officials – Meteor Explosion?

What was this mysterious glow lighting up the sky of Vallenar, Chile? Although officials have no ideas about the origin of this strange explosion-like phenomenon, netizens have a fixed explanation... It was a meteor disintegrating! This sudden...

Mysterious light in the sky baffles residents from Los Angeles to San Diego (pictures and videos)

What was this mysterious light striking in the California night sky on November 7, 2015? A UFO? A bright fireball? A rocket? Or missile? When I first looked at the image, it reminded me of this...

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...

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...

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...