FIREBALL SIGHTING: Meteor Streaks Across Southern California!

A big fireball was seen over southern California last night be science school teacher Doug Peltz from Irvine CA. A good sign there may be material on the ground is that Peltz actually heard a crackling sound as it flew over. One witness stated he saw it all the way from Las Vegas. 9 other [...]

Asteroids Meteoroids Meteors & Meteorites

Ceres - A Dwarf Planet - Largest Object In Asteroid Belt

What’s the difference between asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, and meteorites? Well if you don’t know you’re not alone. Many people confuse them and use the terms interchangeably when in fact they aren’t all the same at all. In it’s simplest form an asteroid is BIG, a meteoroid is smaller, meteors are flaming meteoroids as they are [...]

Report A Fireball!

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Have you seen a meteor fireball? Report it here. To Report A Fireball Sighting: Fill out the form below and click SEND. Someone from Meteorites USA will be in contact with you shortly. Clicking SEND will post the report info immediatly to the site in REAL TIME. If there’s info you don’t wish to be [...]

New Meteorite Fall In Muzaffarnagar India?

Two “Asteroid” pieces have been found in Karimpur village in India No Photos… Short blurbs… Hot meteorites!??? http://www.indopia.in/India-usa-uk-news/latest-news/579540/Science/9/20/9 EXCERPT: “…Two asteroids, which are believed to be pieces of a bigger meteor, have been found at Karimpur village in the district here.The small asteroids were found in the compound of Shyambir, a villager, yesterday. “Two small [...]

Fireball, Explosion & Big BOOM Might Have Been Meteorite: Geelong Australia

A huge explosion and shower of debris sparks a theory that this event could be a meteorite dropping fireball. Here’s an excerpt from an article published in the Geelong Advertiser. The report also states that a resident in the area said “..it sounded like a rock had been thrown at their kitchen window…” “…David Van [...]

Daylight Fireball Over Rottnest Island Australia: Photo

May 10th 2009 Here’s an interesting fireball. This is an unidentified fireball. Meaning that it’s not clear whether this is space debris, a plane, or a meteor fireball.  It’s very cool nonetheless. This fireball was sighted and photographed by Paul Weaver after he received a call from his daughter who had been cruising in her [...]

Flagstaff Fireball: Impact?

Flagstaff Fireball

May 2nd UPDATE: After days of exhaustive research, interviews, reports and countless phone calls I believe we’re closing in on the possible fall location. We’ve received many reports via our fireball report hotline at 904-236-5394 and many people have sent us email describing their experience of this exciting event. The reports generally suggest that this [...]

Merced Meteor Fireball Update: Possible Meteorite Found 04/20/09

Possible Meteorite From The Famous Merced Fireball

As of April 22nd 2009 we’re still investigating this event. On April 20th I was contacted by a man claiming to have a possible meteorite from the Merced Fireball which happened at around 3am Dec 27th 2008. Meteorite hunters and scientists have scoured the area and compiled much data on this event, however no one [...]

Early Morning Fireball Breaks Up Over Wise County

April 17th 2009 6:30am A Fireball streaked across the sky over Wise county Virginia. The early morning fireball was reported to have broken into two large pieces before extinguishing. Witnesses describe the fireball breaking apart in the sky and falling somewhere near Tacoma, VA according to reports. Witnesses also claim the fireball was at a [...]

Meteors Fireballs & Explosions Over SouthEast

Looks like we have another exciting event! Fireballs from the sky, meteors, explosions! Sonic booms and fireball sightings have been reported all over the SouthEast from Maryland to Virgina and last week Georgia had it’s own big boom too. Over Augusta Georgia at around 3 a.m. on the 20th a fireball was sighted followed by [...]