Glowing green fireball recorded over Novosibirsk, Siberia

Glowing green fireball recorded over Novosibirsk, Siberia

A bright green fireball was recorded over the Russian city of Novosibirsk, Siberia around 01:00 UTC (08:00 LT) on November 27, 2018. The event lasted up to 3 seconds before the object disintegrated.

Novosibirsk Planetarium asked those who witnessed and filmed the event to send them their reports and visuals, adding it was most likely an extremely bright meteor.

"The phenomenon is actually amazing, because there are no active meteor showers now," Ilya Orlov, deputy director of Novosibirsk Planetarium said early November 27.

This is a very interesting phenomenon and worthy of study, he said. "We need to study whether it is a part of Leonid meteor shower or just a single meteor."

"Bright flash recorded by residents most likely means the meteoroid body exploded in the atmosphere," Orlov said in an update posted 06:20 UTC, November 28.

"The probability of meteorites in this case is extremely low."

Featured image: Bright fireball recorded over Novosibirsk, Russia on November 27, 2018. Credit: Evgeny Petukhov

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John Ashcraft 13 days ago

Nov 24th. Sabbath. Columbia 6.0 earthquake.

Nov 25. 17th of Cheshvan on the Biblical Calendar. Gen 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. Iraq earthquake near Bagdad of 6.3.

Nov 26. Jupiter and Sun Conjunction in Scorpio. Jupiter will pass very close to the Sun in the sky as its orbit carries it around the far side of the solar system from the Earth.
At closest approach, Jupiter will appear at a separation of only 0°39' from the Sun, making it totally unobservable for several weeks while it is lost in the Sun's glare.
Human eyes can't see it, but coronagraphs onboard the Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) can. Jupiter will be a bright object in daily SOHO LASCO C2 & C3 corona graph images, moving from left to right from approximately 26 of Nov. up to 6 of Dec. 2018.
SOHO is able to track Jupiter as it passes by the Sun transitioning from an evening 'star' to a morning 'star.'
More info here: in-the-sky.org/news.php?id=20181126_12_100


Nov. 27. Solar Conjunction of Jupiter/ Sun and Mercury in Scorpio. Mercury at Inferior Conjunction in Scorpio. Beehive North of Moon in Cancer. 430 days from Sept 23, 2017 Revelation 12:1 Sign.
A Bright New Comet Inbound to the Inner Solar System
AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS FIND A BRIGHT NEW COMET: There's a new comet in the morning sky. Discovered just last week by three amateur astronomers--one in Arizona and two in Japan--Comet Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto (C/2018 V1) has quadrupled in brightness over the past few days. "It is now glowing like a fuzzy 8th magnitude star in the constellation Virgo," reports Michael Jäger of Turmkogel, Austria, who photographed it on Nov. 11th.
"The discovery of a comet by amateur astronomers is a rare event nowadays because robotic Near-Earth-Object search programs usually catch them first," he says. "My special congratulations to the three discoverers."
Comet Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto appears to be a first-time visitor to the inner solar system. It is plunging toward the sun on nearly-parabolic orbit that will take it just inside the orbit of Mercury. Closest approach to the sun (0.38 AU) is on Dec. 3-4; closest approach to Earth (0.67 AU) is Nov. 27th.
Read more here: spaceweather.com/archive.php…
spaceweather.com/
www.skyandtelescope.com/…/obse…/machholz-12th-comet/
ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi…
ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.cgi…
www.minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K18/K18VF1.html

A bright green fireball was recorded over the Russian city of Novosibirsk, Siberia around 01:00 UTC (08:00 LT) on November 27, 2018. The event lasted up to 3 seconds before the object disintegrated.
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