Asteroid 2022 CO6 to fly past Earth at 0.58 LD

Asteroid 2022 CO6 to fly past Earth at 0.58 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 CO6 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.58 LD / 0.00150 AU (224 400 km / 139 430 miles) at 08:53 UTC on February 15, 2022. This is the 25th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2022 CG7 flew past Earth at just 0.13 LD

Asteroid 2022 CG7 flew past Earth at just 0.13 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 CG7 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.13 LD / 0.00034 AU (50 860 km / 31 600 miles) at 15:29 UTC on February 12, 2022. This is the 24th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year….

Very bright fireball over Toledo, Spain

Very bright fireball over Toledo, Spain

A very bright fireball was spotted over Toledo, central Spain at 02:26 UTC on February 11, 2022. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 87 000 km/h (54 000 mph). The fireball began at an altitude of about 115 km…

Starlink satellites falling from the sky caught on videos

Starlink satellites falling from the sky caught on videos

Starlink satellites are falling from the sky after a G1 – Minor geomagnetic storm hit Earth just a day after they were launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on February 3, 2022. Preliminary analysis shows that the storm caused significantly increased…

Asteroid 2022 CD3 flew past Earth at 0.75 LD

Asteroid 2022 CD3 flew past Earth at 0.75 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 CD3 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.75 LD / 0.00192 AU (287 220 km / 178 457 miles) at 02:59 UTC on February 8, 2022. This is the 20th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Slow-moving fireball over Austin, Texas

Slow-moving fireball over Austin, Texas

A slow-moving fireball was recorded over Austin, Texas at around 06:06 UTC on January 29, 2022. The event lasted about 12 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 72 reports from users in Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico, and Texas. Fireball over Austin,…

Very bright fireball over Morocco

Very bright fireball over Morocco

This impressive fireball was recorded over Morocco at 02:16 UTC on January 30, 2022. It was as bright as the full Moon. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 255 000 km/h (158 450 mph). It began at an altitude…

Very bright fireball over Western India and Pakistan

Very bright fireball over Western India and Pakistan

A very bright fireball was recorded over Western India and Pakistan at 14:17 UTC on January 29, 2022. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received only 3 reports and 1 video. The video was recorded from Hyderabad, Pakistan. If you witnessed this event, please fill…

Very bright fireball over U.K., more than 300 reports received

Very bright fireball over U.K., more than 300 reports received

A very bright fireball was recorded over the United Kingdom at around 18:49 UTC on January 29, 2022. The event lasted about 5 seconds and was seen primarily from England and Scotland. The International Meteor Organization (IMO) received 318 reports, 3 videos, and…

Asteroid 2022 BT flew past Earth at 0.26 LD

Asteroid 2022 BT flew past Earth at 0.26 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 BT flew past Earth at a distance of 0.26 LD / 0.00068 AU (101 726 km / 63 209 miles) at 06:22 UTC on January 24, 2022. This is the 10th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year….