The Tunguska Event Comet Will Light The Sky With Fireballs

If we could all take a moment to put down Pokémon GO and Tinder and take a look overhead, we’d probably find the skies are full of interesting phenomena. This Halloween season was a rare treat, with UFOs over Phoenix, Arizona, mysterious green fireballs lighting up the skies over Japan, and a near-miss by a massive asteroid. Now, things are … Continue reading

Meteor Fireball Streaking Over Scotland Skies?

People across Tayside were speculating last night after a streak of light appeared in the sky. Rachel Malcolm sent a picture of the bright line in the darkening night sky to the Telegraph. She said: “Just saw this in Invergowrie. “It’s like something burning up in the atmosphere.” Dr Robert Massey, deputy executive director at the Royal Astronomical Society, said: … Continue reading

30 Tonne Meteorite Discovered in Argentina

Scientists have discovered a meteorite weighing over 30 tonnes in northern Argentina. The meteorite was found in the town of Gancedo, 1,085 km north of capital Buenos Aires, Mario Vesconi, president of the Astronomy Association of Chaco, said on Monday. “While we hoped for weights above what had been registered, we did not expect it to exceed 30 tons,” Vesconi … Continue reading

Two Meteor Fireball Sightings: New Zealand & San Diego California USA

Meteor Fireball Spotted in Skies across New Zealand People across the country are reporting what is possibly a meteor shining bright as it passed overhead on Friday night. The “huge fireball or space junk re-entry” was reported in the skies above the capital from about 7.30pm. A resident in the Upper Hutt suburb of Totara Park said they thought it … Continue reading

Bright Greenish-Blue Meteor Fireball Explodes over Puerto Rico

A greenish bright meteor was visible from several areas of the island on the night of July 26, 2016, reported the Caribbean Astronomical Society (SAC). The educational institution conducted an analysis suggesting it was a meteor Alfa Capricornids, a slight meteor shower associated with comet debris 169P / NEAT. Although Capricornids Alfa is not a meteor shower well known and … Continue reading

Meteor Fireball Produces Mutilple Explosions, Shakes Buildings in General Roca, Argentina

Residents of a city in southern Argentina got a scare when a series of powerful explosions shook homes and buildings Wednesday, but the cause turned out to be a natural wonder: a meteor disintegrating overhead. It was an ordinary Wednesday afternoon in General Roca, a city of 85,000 people, when suddenly a series of loud blasts caused buildings to shake … Continue reading

Large Meteor Fireball Seen Over Calabria, Sicily and Malta

Witnesses see white ball of fire, ahead of the shower of meteors from the Delta Aquarids over July and August A meteor passing over Calabria, Sicily and Malta in the Mediterranean was witnessed by skygazers yesterday at 11pm, as the celestial object ploughed through the summer night sky towards the southeast. A full moon illuminated the field through which the … Continue reading

Suspected Meteorite Crashes through Roof in Thailand

Phitsanulok – A mysterious rock, believed to be a meteorite, crashed through the roof of a house in Phitsanulok’s Muang district on Tuesday. The suspected meteorite fell through the roof of a home in Plai Chumphon sub-district at 7.26am, hit a wall and then bounced to the floor, breaking into five pieces. “I was having breakfast when there was a … Continue reading

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Meteorite Explodes In The Skies Over Denmark

Saturday night, hundreds of Danes reported the sky suddenly lit up and a loud bang followed shortly after. On Saturday night, hundreds of Danes witnessed a spectacular phenomenon as the sky suddenly lit up and a loud bang from an explosion echoed across northeastern Zealand, reports DR. According to Johan Fynbo, a professor of astronomy at the Niels Bohr Institute, … Continue reading

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