Asteroids Meteoroids Meteors & Meteorites

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 […]

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?

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

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 […]

Fireball In The Night Sky Over North Florida: Jacksonville

April 7th between 9:30 and 9:45pm (EST) Another fireball in the North Florida southern Georgia area!  Tuesday night residents from Waycross Georgia to Crescent Beach Florida experienced a rare event. A huge fireball lasting more than 5 seconds was sighted by numerous people over the area. Reports are sketchy and still coming in. REPORT THE FIREBALL […]

California Fireball Sightings

   Meteor Fireball There’s been yet another fireball, this time in California. According to SpaceWeather.com here’s and excerpt from the report they’ve written up along with some eye witness accounts. “…I was looking up over our house and what I saw was the most beautiful ball of light I have ever seen!!!! As it came […]