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Bright fireball hits the atmosphere at 100.000 km/h over Portugal and Spain

A bright fireball hit the atmosphere at 100.000 km/h over Spain and Portugal on September 29, 2015. According to calculations the space rock penetrated the atmosphere and exploded about 35km above ground. The meteor video was recorded two...

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...

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,...

Two extremely bright fireballs over Spain within 12 hours – Meteor after Fukushima earthquake – Giant ball of fire in Florida

Signs in the sky! Two extremely bright fireballs disintegrated over Spain within 12 hours on November 18, 2016. Moreover, a teenager recorded a meteor shortly after yesterday's Fukushima earthquake and large space bolide was recorded...

Halloween asteroid: Newly discovered asteroid will make surprise flyby at unusually high velocity on October 31

The large 2015 TB145 asteroid was discovered only on October 10, 2015 by the Pan-STARRS I survey. And it will make a surprise flyby at an unusually high velocity on October 31, 2015. As announced by NASA: ...

6 meteor showers peak in October 2018 – The Draconids tonight!

6 meteor showers peak in October 2018. Enjoy the sky shows! Draconids: Minor to Major; peaks on Oct. 9/10 best seen during the EVENING not dawn Tau Cancrids: Minor; peaks on Oct. 17 Epsilon Geminids: Minor; peaks...

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...

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...

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...

There’s a new comet in the morning sky: 3 amateur astronomers discover bright new comet that has quadrupled in brightness over the past few days

There's a new comet in the morning sky. Discovered just last week by three amateur astronomers, Comet Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto (C/2018 V1) has quadrupled in brightness over the past few days. "It is now glowing like...

Threat of Asteroid Hitting The Earth Growing, Say Astronomers

The risk of a sizeable asteroid hitting the Earth is significantly growing every years. The Taurid meteor shower showed significantly enhanced activity in 2015. Astronomers found that this was due to a well defined orbital...

Meteors and Fireballs Reported Around the World: Namibia, UK, Wales, USA, Japan – May 2013

Meteorite Strikes Mahangu Field in Namibia May 9 2013 Onesi - Thousands of people have flocked to the Omusati Region out of curiosity to view a small piece of meteorite that landed in a mahangu...

New Comet ISON Pictures: The Comet of the Century Blazes Green

Show up ISON! You have got the green light! The latest images of ISON show the 'Comet of the Century' shining green! Comet ISON is green in the sky atop Mount Lemmon, Arizona on October...

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...

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...

Perseids Fireball Creates Mystery Booms In Sri Lanka

Perseids Fireball, perseids fireball 2014, loud booms sri lanka fireball, fireball creates loud booms in sri lanka, strange light in the sky sri lanka perseids 2014, perseids fireball 2014 Sri Lanka, A Perseids Fireball was witnessed in Sri Lanka on August 11 2014. Photo used for representational purposes.
Strange light and loud booms from the sky reported in A'pura, Sri Lanka. Although the origin is still unknown, a Perseids fireball creates mystery booms in Sri Lanka! Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, August 11 2014 - Authorities are...

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...

Meteor Showers in 2013: The Best Description and Guide to Meteor, Fireballs and Meteor Sightings in 2013

Watching for “Shooting Stars” can be an enjoyable, if unpredictable, observing opportunity during meteor showers. You may see only a few fleeting meteors, or you may see several, or even a fireball! This graphic...

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...

Mysterious fireball disintegrates in the sky of Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador

A mysterious fireball was filmed exploding in different pieces in the sky over Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua at 04:30 UTC on December 28, 2016 (22:30 CST on December 27). Some witnesses report loud booms...

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...

Asteroid Day on June 30, 2015 – A global movement to protect earth from asteroids

The first Asteroid Day will take place on June 30, 2015. It should become a global movement to protect Earth from asteroids over the years. As described on AsteroidDay.org: Asteroids impacting Earth, without intervention, will cause great...

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...

Meteors captured in the US and Norway skies (videos)

Meteor sightings are shooting around the world. Here two videos from Larvik, Norway and Connecticut, USA. Meteor sighting from Nepaug Reservoir, Canton, Connecticut on Valentines Day, 2016: Fireball in the skiy of Larvik, Norway on February 14,...

Loud booms and rumblings after meteor explosion over West Virginia and meteorite touchdown in Tennessee – May 15 2014

As reported by Twitterer Wes Wilson, NASA says a meteorite is likely to blame for a loud boom and ground shake felt across several West Virginia counties. Some of the meteor fragments reached the...

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...

Exploding meteor and zodiacal light over Mojave desert, California

This awesome video by astrophotographer Harun Mehmedinovic features an exploding meteor and a rare flash of zodiacal light over the Mojave desert. And reminds us that our existence is contained on a speck of rock...

Meteor: Suspected Meteorite Fall in Xonacatlán Township, State of Mexico – UFO?

A meteor probably touched the ground in Xonacatlán Township, State of Mexico. The meteorite has been seen falling from the skies by residents of the community of "El Espino". Witnesses also report a loud, low-frequency noise. Meteorites...

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...

Melbourne Sky Is Full Of Mysterious Flying Orbs!?! OMG!

Ufo? Meteors? Most probably fireballs... But the Melbourne sky is full of mysterious flying orbs! Have you also enjoyed the music? Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Chelyabinsk meteor infrasounds were the largest ever recorded… And Even in Antarctica!

The infrasounds produced by the Chelyabinsk meteor were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO’s International Monitoring System. The blast has even been recorded in Antarctica, 15,000km from the Ural mountains. Incredible! A new recording lets...

Two bright fireballs light up the sky over Spain on consecutive nights

Two bright fireballs have been recorded exploding in the night sky over Spain on two consecutive nights, Sept. 11th and Sept. 12th. Nice videos below! The first bright meteor disintegrated on September 11, 2017 at 1:26...

Bright green comet 21P will light up the skies of September – And you can even see it with binoculars!

September brings a chance to see a comet. It will be bright enough that you can readily glimpse it using binoculars, though it will be much easier to see using just a small telescope....

Strange Sounds Heard Over Russia After Meteor Hit. February 15th, 2013 (2-15-13)

These sounds were heard after the meteor exploded in Russia. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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...

Explosive fireball disintegrates in the sky over Antofagasta in Chile (video)

Look at that! It's amazing! On February 25, 2018, this huge fireball disintegrated in the sky over Antofagasta in Chile. WOW! The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 13 reports so far about the fireball seen over the...

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...

Large Meteor Filmed Over Raleigh (North Carolina) – July 17 2014

Last night, a large meteor was caught on a dash cam camera in North Carolina. This is the latest US fireball video. The fireball lit up the sky over Raleigh on July 17 2014 and...

Comet 46P/Wirtanen still has a couple of weeks before closest approach (Dec 16th) BUT is already as big as a full Moon

On Dec. 16th, Comet 46P/Wirtanen will approach Earth less than 1.5 million km away–making it one of the 10 closest-approaching comets of the Space Age. It's a small comet, with a nucleus barely 1...

Meteorito de San Carlos: 712-gram meteorite crashes through the roof of a house in San Carlos, Uruguay

Uruguay has its first meteorite fall. The space rock fell on September 18, 2015. But it is only yesterday, on October 14, 2015, that scientists disclosed the black stone that went through the roof of...