Bright green fireball over Long Island, New York

Bright green fireball over Long Island, New York

A bright fireball was seen and recorded streaking through the night sky over the northern tip of Long Island, New York at 02:08 UTC on April 27, 2024 (22:08 LT, April 26).

Bright fireballs over Toledo and Andalusia, Spain

Bright fireballs over Toledo and Andalusia, Spain

A bright fireball was seen over Toledo and Avila, Spain at 19:51 UTC on April 17, 2024. The fireball was observed by a wide number of casual eyewitnesses, who reported it on social networks. This event follows an impressive fireball over Andalusia on April 14.

Very bright fireball over New Jersey, U.S.

Very bright fireball over New Jersey, U.S.

A very bright fireball was recorded over New Jersey, U.S. at 07:44 UTC (03:44 LT) on April 10, 2024. The event lasted between 3 and 7 seconds.

Public meteorite hunt after large fireball streaks over New Zealand

Public meteorite hunt after large fireball streaks over New Zealand

A very bright fireball was seen over Otago and Canterbury, New Zealand at 08:04 UTC (21:04 LT) on March 13, 2024. Analysis shows that some 0.5 km (1.1 pounds) of the object survived the entry and ended up scattered on the ground in MacKenzie Country. A public search for meteorites is scheduled for March 21.

Bright fireball over Pennsylvania, U.S.

Bright fireball over Pennsylvania, U.S.

A bright fireball streaked through the night sky over Pennsylvania, U.S. at around 23:48 UTC on February 21, 2024. Hundreds of people reported the event despite significant cloud cover.

Fragments of asteroid 2024 BX1 identified as extremely rare Aubrite meteorites

Fragments of asteroid 2024 BX1 identified as extremely rare Aubrite meteorites

Initial investigations of meteorites from the strewn field of asteroid 2024 BX1, which entered the Earth’s atmosphere on January 21, 2024, near Ribbeck, northwest of Berlin, have identified them as rare aubrite achondrites. The findings were submitted to the Meteoritical Society’s Nomenclature Committee on February 2, 2024, for official examination.