Very bright fireball over Sao Paulo, Brazil

Very bright fireball over Sao Paulo, Brazil

A very bright fireball was seen over Brazil at 08:09 UTC on August 3, 2022. Pieces of the meteor are believed to be scattered around the city of Divinolândia.

Massive fireball over Puerto Rico

Massive fireball over Puerto Rico

An asteroid up to 5 m (16.4 feet) in diameter exploded over Puerto Rico at 03:28 UTC on July 28, 2022, creating a spectacular display seen across the entire island.

Very bright fireball over Virginia and Maryland, U.S.

Very bright fireball over Virginia and Maryland, U.S.

A very bright fireball was seen over Virginia and Maryland, U.S. at 01:52 UTC on July 29, 2022. At its brightest, the fireball was about 2 times brighter than the Full Moon.

Pieces of Chinese Long March 5B rocket expected to hit Earth’s surface this weekend

Pieces of Chinese Long March 5B rocket expected to hit Earth’s surface this weekend

A massive booster from Chinese Long March 5B rocket, launched on July 24, 2022, is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere over the weekend, with some of its pieces surviving the descent and hitting the surface. The rocket delivered the Wentian experiment module to China’s Tiangong Space Station.

Bright fireball over Andalusia, Spain

Bright fireball over Andalusia, Spain

This bright bolide was spotted over Andalucia, Spain at 23:04 UTC on July 26, 2022. It was almost as bright as the full Moon.

Bright fireball over Texas, sonic boom reported, U.S.

Bright fireball over Texas, sonic boom reported, U.S.

A very bright fireball was seen over Texas, U.S. at around 03:24 UTC on July 25, 2022. A delayed sonic boom was associated with this event, indicating that pieces of the object might have survived down to the ground.

Bright Kreutz sungrazing comet destroyed by the Sun

Bright Kreutz sungrazing comet destroyed by the Sun

A bright Kreutz sungrazing comet appeared in ESA/NASA SOHO C3 coronagraph imagery on July 11 and entered the C2 field of view on July 13, just before it faced its total destruction.