Cryovolcanic eruption on comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Cryovolcanic eruption on comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Cryovolcanic comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann suddenly brightened by more than 4 magnitudes on November 22, 2022, signaling a new significant eruption/outburst was underway. After the eruption, cryomagmatic debris started expanding in a shell shaped like Pac-Man.

The fullest investigation of the massive Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption to date

The fullest investigation of the massive Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption to date

In January 2022, Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai (HT-HH) emitted the biggest atmospheric explosion recorded on Earth in more than 100 years. Several months after the eruption, a New Zealand-led team has completed the fullest investigation to date into the eruption of this underwater Tongan volcano.

Extreme lake effect snow around the Great Lakes

Extreme lake effect snow around the Great Lakes

A major lake effect snow event produced record-breaking snow amounts around the Great Lakes over the past 2 days. The storm buried roads and vehicles and caused the deaths of at least 3 people.

Paralyzing lake effect snow to impact Great Lakes late this week, U.S.

Paralyzing lake effect snow to impact Great Lakes late this week, U.S.

Periods of heavy lake effect snow will impact the Great Lakes through Sunday, November 20, 2022. Snowfall rates of 50+ mm (2 inches) per hour are expected, creating nearly impossible travel. Between 30 and 60 cm (1 and 2 feet) of snow, with local amounts in excess of 120 cm (4 feet), are likely.

Bright daylight fireball over Arizona, U.S.

Bright daylight fireball over Arizona, U.S.

A bright daylight fireball was seen over Arizona, U.S. at around 18:48 UTC on November 6, 2022 (11:47 MST). The event was recorded on video and registered by GOES-East and -West satellites.