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There are increasing meteor reports recently all over the world. More debris from the Px tail...

ZetaTalk: Live Chat, written November 21, 2009

"When the debris from the tail of Planet X first started arriving in ernest, in 2004, the establishment chose to call this space junk. When the public became alarmed at the amount of space junk falling to Earth they tried to enhance the story by claiming that two satellites had crashed into each other, but this just made a bad story worse. Since fireballs have not gone away, but continued apace and if anything gotten worse, a new term has been used - asteroids. This is debris in the tail of Planet X, which is increasingly turning toward the Earth, hosed out from the N Pole of Planet X. This is why the wobble has gotten more violent, why electromagnetic disruption of dams and airplanes has occurred, and why blackouts will become more frequent. There will also be displays in the sky, some of which has already been noticed, from the electromagnetic tides assaulting the Earth's atmosphere. Stay tuned, more to come!"

March 3, 2012

Reports of a "bright light" and an "orange glow" were received by police across Scotland and the north of England around 9.40pm.

The Met Office tweeted: "Hi All, for anyone seeing something in the night sky, we believe it was a meteorite."

A spokesman for Strathclyde Police said the force had been "inundated" with calls about a bright object in the sky across the west of Scotland. A Durham Police spokeswoman said a number of calls came in around 9.45pm from concerned members of public who had seen a "bright light or a fire in the sky" and believed it may have been incidents involving an aircraft. "

It has been confirmed with air traffic control that there are no incidents of aircraftin difficult and nothing registered on radar," she said. "

The sightings are believed to be either an asteroid burning out or similar which has been restricted to the upper atmosphere only." Grampian Police said reports of people seeing a "flare or a bright object with a tail" were received from across the region. And Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said numerous calls were made about a "large ball of fire in the sky" across Annandale and Eskdale.

One user wrote on the force's Facebook page: "It was awesome to see! Really big and bright!" Hundreds of people took to Twitter to report similar sightings across Scotland and the north of England. People described seeing a bright fireball moving across the sky with a large tail.

The Kielder Observatory also reported the sighting of a "huge fireball" travelling from north to south over Northumberland at 9.41pm. The Observatory posted on Twitter: "Of 30 years observing the sky #fireball best thing I have ever seen period."

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What a Meteor Looks Like

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What a Large Daytime Fireball Looks Like

Chelyabinsk Fireball (2013)

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Comment by Derrick Johnson on Sunday

Panic as explosions rock Argentinian city - but relief as experts realise what to blame: a huge 1,500mph meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere!

Residents of a city in southern Argentina got a scare when a series of powerful explosions shook homes and buildings, but the cause turned out to be a natural wonder: a meteor disintegrating overhead.

It was an ordinary Wednesday afternoon in General Roca, a city of 85,000 people, when suddenly a series of loud blasts caused buildings to shake and windows to rattle.

"Everything trembled," said Martin Soria, the local mayor.

Police, firefighters and emergency workers rushed to the scene, but found no evidence of a bomb, earthquake or calamity.

Finally, scientists pieced together the reason: A meteor had entered the Earth's atmosphere some 10,000 metres (33,000 feet) overhead, traveling at 1,500 miles per hour.

"It took everyone by surprise because it entered the atmosphere over an inhabited area. If it had fallen over the desert, the sea, Antarctica, we would never have known," said astronomer Roberto Figueroa, head of the nearby Neuquen observatory.

He estimated Wednesday's meteor measured about 12 metres in diameter before breaking into three fragments.

"It was likely a mineral meteor that entered the atmosphere at high speed at a very close angle to the Earth. As soon as it contacted the (atmospheric) gases, it heated up, the stone dilated, broke apart and fell as ash," he said.

"Some of the larger pieces may have reached the lower layers of the atmosphere and burned up there. Since they arrived at tremendous speed, they produced an expansive wave that could be heard as a boom."

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3704533/Panic-explosions-ro...

Comment by Howard on June 25, 2016 at 2:16am

Bright Fireball Over Nova Scotia (Jun 23)

Numerous people reported a bright light in the skies over Nova Scotia just before 10 p.m. on Thursday.

“I looked out my window, and there was this huge meteor going across the sky. It was the biggest one I’d ever seen,” said West Chezzetcook resident Scott Wolfe.

He spotted it around 9:30 p.m. and raced from one window to another to get the best view.

“We got a great panoramic-type view (of it) across the Chezzetcook Harbour,” he said.

“It definitely stuck around a while. I saw it for 10 or 15 seconds across the sky.”

He said it was a sight to see.

“There were pieces falling behind the thing. They would break off and stay bright in the air,” he said.

“It was pretty cool . . . I’d never really seen anything like it.”

Sources

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/fireball-meteor-halifax-n...

http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1375157-bright-meteor-races...

Comment by Howard on June 16, 2016 at 4:42am

Large Fireball Over Northeastern U.S. & Canada (Jun 14)

AMS has received over 150 reports of a large fireball over the northeastern U.S. and Canada.

Witness accounts:

"I am 60 years old and I walk a lot at night so have seen my fair share of meteors. This one lasted longer than any other I have seen and so we were able to see more detail than usual."

"I was with a companion, and both of us expressed moments of wondering if an airplane or satellite were going down, since this was quite a large and bright object."

Reports were received from NH, NY, PA, Ontario, VT, MA, ME, Québec, NJ, MD and RI.

Sources

http://www.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/event/2016/2083

https://www.reddit.com/r/montreal/comments/4o4z1x/odd_question_did_...

Comment by M. Difato on June 10, 2016 at 7:20pm

A pair of Daytime Fireballs last few days.

1) What was that bright streak in the sky this morning over Western Washington?

Note:: Fireball only visible between 0:52 and 0:58 in the above video.

SEATTLE -- We've been getting messages from viewers across Western Washington all morning asking what was that flash in the sky? http://q13fox.com/2016/06/10/meteor-fireball-what-was-that-bright-s...

AMS took in reports from across the Northwest region, from Sooke, British Columbia all the way down to Roseberg, Oregon of a fireball in the sky started coming in around 4:30 a.m.

Q13 Meteorologist Rebecca Stevenson called the National Weather Service and verified that there was no lightning in Western Washington early Friday. The NWS said the nearest lightning strikes were in British Columbia over Vancouver Island.

"I saw it at 4:35 this morning. It came angling down right over Hwy 410 in Sumner 'til it got over the trees," said Q13 viewer Janine.

"I saw a bright light a bit to the right. It was a fireball that went from my right to left... at about a 45 degree angle of flight down. It was spotted at about 30-40 degrees above the horizon, was blueish-green, with a very bright yellow ball. The tail was mainly sparks, with a "halo" around the ball itself. It lasted a little more than one second," wrote Q13 viewer Paul.

http://mynorthwest.com/314324/meteor-lights-up-northwest-sky-early-...

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And  over Georgia Wednesday June 8th 2016

Daytime Fireball over Georgia http://www.amsmeteors.org/2016/06/daytime-fireball-over-georgia/

The AMS has received few reports (6 so far) of a rare daylight fireball event over Georgia on Wednesday June 8th 2016 around 07:45am EDT (11:43 UT). The preliminary trajectory seems to have placed this event between Roswell, GA and Alpharetta, GA.

If you witnessed this event please fill an official fireball report.
If you have a video or a photo of this event please contact us.

If you want to learn more about Fireballs: read our Fireball FAQ.

Below is a video caught from a Dash cam and shared with the AMS by DJ Browney Jr:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC0LDM4YNGA

Comment by Starr DiGiacomo on June 9, 2016 at 1:59am

https://www.sott.net/article/319866-Meteor-fireball-streaks-over-ce...

Meteor fireball streaks over central Poland (PHOTO)

Meteor fireball over central Poland, 7 June 2016
(Translated by Sott.net) 

According to the Polish Fireball Network (PKIM), a very bright meteor fireball brightened the sky over central Poland at 10:47pm on Tuesday night. 

According to preliminary data, the event started at the altitude of 84 km and finished 43 km above the ground. Initial speed was 18 km/s. After 2.38 seconds, the fireball burned out and was no longer visible. 


Comment: Meteor fireball events over Poland in the last few years: 

1 Dec 2015 - Meteor fireball filmed over Poland 
1 Nov 2015 - Fireball over Poland captured on video 
9 Dec 2014 - Bright green fireball breaks up over southern Poland 
20 June 2013 - Huge green fireball with red tail blazes over central Poland 
18 Apr 2013 - A very bright fireball over southern Poland 
11 Mar 2013 - Second fireball blazes over Poland in four days 
4 Mar 2013 - Bright green fireball explodes over Poland, resulting in shockwave ... 
29 Nov 2012 - Spectacular blue-green fireball fragments over Hungary and Poland 
19 Oct 2012 - Spectacular fireball lights up night sky over Poland 
19 July 2011 - Bright fireball over Poland
Comment by Howard on June 7, 2016 at 3:49pm

Daytime Fireball Over Midwestern USA (Jun 6)

AMS has received nearly 150 reports so far of a rare daylight fireball event over the Midwestern states of Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana on Monday June 6th 2016 around 11:41am CDT (16:41 UT). The preliminary trajectory seems to have placed this event over northeastern Missouri.

Sources

http://www.amsmeteors.org/2016/06/daylight-fireball-over-midwestern...

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/sight-in-midwest-sky-amazes-many-descri...

Comment by Howard on June 3, 2016 at 3:43am

Update on the June 2 'fireball':

NASA: Fireball in Arizona Sky was 10 foot, 20-ton Asteroid!

The flash itself was so bright, it briefly turned night into day. Marsha Adams sends these before, during, and after shots from Sedona, Arizona. "The camera was facing NE so it did not record the asteroid itself," says Adams. "However, the flash cast very distinct shadows, and landscape colors were vivid."

Early this morning, June 2nd just before 4 a.m. MST, a small asteroid hit Earth's atmosphere and exploded over Arizona. "There was a bright flash and the ground shook from the explosion," reports Chris Schur of Payson AZ, who says the flash of light was about 10x brighter than a full Moon. The explosion actually blinded a NASA camera located at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory on Mount Hopkins, Arizona

NASA later said it blinded all-sky meteor cameras as far away as New Mexico.

"That is a hefty piece of material coming in," said Dr. Ed Krupp of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. "This falls into the category of a near-miss, if a 7-foot rock fell into a major city, you're not going to destroy the city but you're going to do some major damage."

It was last spotted heading south over the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. NASA believes there is meteorite debris scattered on the ground just north of Tucson, Arizona.

Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office says this is the brightest fireball detected in the 8-year history of the NASA's All Sky Fireball Network, an array of cameras that monitors fireball activity across the USA.

According to NASA analysts, the asteroid was ~10 feet (3 meters) in diameter with a mass in the tens of tons and a kinetic energy of approximately 10 kilotons.

Eyewitness reports placed the object at an altitude of 57 miles above the Tonto National Forest east of the town of Payson, moving almost due south. It was last seen at an altitude of 22 miles above that same forest.

"There are no reports of any damage or injuries—just a lot of light and few sonic booms," says Cooke. "If Doppler radar is any indication, there are almost certainly meteorites scattered on the ground north of Tucson."

An Arizona Geological Survey report picked up an impact near Payson, and officials believe that was the point of the asteroid's detonation.

For The Record

"According to Josh Bangle, communications manager at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, the object could have been man-made space debris. Bangle said his best estimate says it was a meteor or Space Junk around the size of a baseball and do not think any of their telescopes has captured the space debris." Source

Sources

http://news3lv.com/news/local/bright-light-seen-over-nevada-and-nei...

http://spaceweather.com/archive.php

http://fireballs.ndc.nasa.gov/

http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/meteor-arizona-asteroid-fireball/201...

Comment by Howard on June 2, 2016 at 4:14pm

Massive Fireball over Southwest U.S. (Jun 2)

The AMS has received over 300 reports so far about a fireball event over Arizona on June 2nd 2016 around 03:57am MST EDT (10:57 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Arizona but witnesses from Utah, New Mexico, California, Texas and Nevada also reported the event.

Residents also reported hearing a loud boom and a colorful trail of smoke that was visible well past sunrise.

Sources

http://www.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/event/2016/1882

http://www.amsmeteors.org/2016/06/bright-fireball-over-arizona/

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/flash-light-thought-meteor...

Comment by Scott on May 30, 2016 at 9:06am

Caribbean Fireball: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (5/27/16)

"This fireball was captured by my Watec 902H camera on May 25, 2016 at 12:35am local time. It was located just south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in the sky above the Caribbean Sea."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joNYTvQkUJM

Comment by Howard on May 22, 2016 at 4:05am

Fireball Wakes Up Mexico City (May 21)

Residents in a Mexican city woke in fright before dawn on Saturday to a bright light in the sky and then a thunderous noise, fearing a nearby volcano had suddenly erupted.

But officials said Popocatepetl volcano had not stirred and no earthquake had registered.

Instead, the phenomena witnessed by the inhabitants of Puebla de Zaragoza, a city of three million people 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Mexico City, was "most likely a meteor," the local Astronomic Society tweeted.

The rock from space probably burned up in the atmosphere and no impact was detected, it explained.

"It was horrible, we thought it was the volcano, but it wasn't," said one resident, Emma Chavez.

"There was a light that shone for a couple of seconds like it was daytime and then there was tremendous thunder."

Another resident, Alvaro Morales, said: "It was really strong. Windows were shaking. We thought it was an earthquake, but it wasn't. There was a sound like an explosion. We were truly terrified."

Sources

http://www.focus-fen.net/news/2016/05/22/407183/mysterious-roar-and...

http://www.vallartadaily.com/news/mexico/meteor-mexico-city/

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