Bright daylight fireball over Kanto, Japan

Bright daylight fireball over Kanto, Japan

A bright daylight meteor was recorded over Japan’ Kanto Region at 06:55 JST on January 15, 2024. The event was accompanied by a sonic boom.

Birth of a new meteor shower expected on December 12

Birth of a new meteor shower expected on December 12

Meteor watchers are gearing up for the birth of a new meteor shower, the λ-Sculptorids, on December 12, 2023, with prime viewing from Eastern Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia.

Misleading video alleges meteorite impact in Punta Carnero, Ecuador

Misleading video alleges meteorite impact in Punta Carnero, Ecuador

On September 19, 2023, reports of a bright green meteorite over Ecuador were debunked after investigations found the claims to be false. The supposed meteorite was rumored to have impacted Punta Carnero in Santa Elena Province.

Very bright fireball explodes over Bariloche, Argentina

Very bright fireball explodes over Bariloche, Argentina

A very bright fireball entered Earth’s atmosphere over Bariloche, Argentina, and disintegrated in a series of bright flashes around 03:36 UTC on September 9, 2023. The event lasted up to 5 seconds.

Bright fireball over Andalusia, Spain

Bright fireball over Andalusia, Spain

A very bright fireball was recorded over Andalusia, Spain at 21:40 UTC on September 8, 2023. The event lasted about 4 seconds before the object disintegrated.

Long-lasting fireball over Florida, U.S.

Long-lasting fireball over Florida, U.S.

A long-lasting, green fireball was recorded over Florida, U.S. around 01:18 UTC on August 11, 2023 (21:18 LT, August 10). The event lasted at least 15 seconds.