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Green blue light falling

Last night 26/5/2017 bout 12.43am there was a big blue green light falling from the sky. Was amazing! What could it have been? The colours were really bright and beautiful

bright light

VERY bright light in sky--12:30 a.m. ish-May 26th -Centerville, Tx. only lasted for seconds?? anyone have any ideas

Out the sky

There was a green light falling from sky can you tell me what it is

Shooting star 24/5 2017, Spain.

First i was just looking at the sky and saw nothing.. just from nowhere something happend in The sky, bending the light from the stars. Then suddenly a star flings from south to northEast up the Mountain. My theory is that 2 black holes collided and flinged a star in close speed of light 299,792,458 m/s

strange objects in the sky

there have been two strange white objects in kenyan sky above Uasin Gishu county

Gold ball of light

Walking up Sierra St, Glendowie, Auckland 9.15pm tonight I saw a golden ball of light just skim above the trees heading in an easterly direction. It was a brilliant gold ball with bright pink, green and blue colours emanating through it. Then it dropped down over the homes right by us out of sight. Absolutely amazing!

bright lights- wee city

at home last night 25/5/17 in Otaua just out of Waiuku- at approx 11-12pm (i had no ph for reference).. i thought i heard something whilst pottering around listening to the radio- so i turned it down and slid open my ranchslider and looked out over my wee paddock roughly towards west coast beach Kariotahi - almost immediately i noticed, not far above the treeline over the road a bigger, brighter light than the typical shooting stars ive seen. it was on more of a shorter arc than usual - id guess from where i was it 'lopped' about 1-2 inches across the sky. from kariotahi toward waikato river mouth maybe. it was so low and close it seemed to disappear behind said trees. pretty cool really & #2 from this house since december..

Lights in sky

During the day in 5/21/17 I was looking out my bedroom window at strange clouds and I saw 5 light balls way up in sky. Traveling from east to west. They were spread out. 1 began to go straight up and down while another suddenly sped off to the north and then back to group. I tried to take photos but 2 cameras began acting up. Then after flying over my house I lost sight due to Sun.

Meteor

Also saw bright white meteor with long tail looking west from Feilding, 6.56 pm May 24th. Meteor moving quickly south to north

Shooting Stars

Tonight 24/05/2017 I witnessed 2 shooting stars like I have never before seen. One was seen (at approximately 9pm), in a westerly direction and was visible streaking downward for quite some time, the most unusual thing about it was the tail it displayed which looked like fireworks shooting out from behind it and it was quite long. The second was in a northerly direction just before midnight, there was the brightest flash heralding its arrival which I thought initially was lightning, then I saw the shooting star very briefly before it vanished; it too had a tail like a firework display but was much shorter. I am blessed with a clear view of stars at night due to no light pollution as I live in a rural setting in a beautiful valley in the Wellington region but I have never seen shooting stars quite like these before. Amazing!!!

just before mdnight

think i can confirm the just before midnight sighting. i'm in Wanganui and it was south east of me.

Shooting Star - New Brighton Beach - Christchurch, New Zealand

First time in my life ever. I saw a Shootimg Star! I just popped out for ciggy and got a hell of a fright actually when this big white ball with long tail appeared shooting through the sky. I got the chills. I check the time and it was 9.45pm Monday night 22 May 2017. Living on the beach I was always hopeful I'd see something unusual one day, you know like UFOs or something lol. Whoa..... a Shooting Star! Stunning!

Shooting Star - New Brighton Beach - Christchurch, New Zealand

First time in my life ever. I saw a Shootimg Star! I just popped out for ciggy and got a hell of a fright actually when this big white ball with long tail appeared shooting through the sky. I got the chills. I check the time and it was 9.45pm Monday night 22 May 2017. Living on the beach I was always hopeful I'd see something unusual one day, you know like UFOs or something lol. Whoa..... a Shooting Star! Stunning!

Meteor 24-May-2017

Pretty sure I saw a meteor tonight in Wellington. Looking west from Petone it was travelling south to north up the Hutt Valley. Bright white in colour. I think I've seen 3-4 in the last 10 days but always just catch just a glimpse and cannot be certain. Tonight was brief as I was just getting up from the sofa at the time, but long enough to be sure it was not an aircraft. Is there a way to confirm?

Meteor

Yes I saw a bright white meteor with long tail, looking west from Feilding at 6.56 pm May 24th

Meteors over Nelson

Over the last two nights I have seen five meteors above Nelson, one on Monday around 9.30pm extremely bright with a thick tail running north to south and appearing to burn up over Stoke. Last night about 10 pm I saw another bright meteor to the south appearing to run straight down the sky towards Richmond. Colin Davis Nelson 03 5476582

Weird lights in sky

This took place in San Tan Valley, Arizona. Monday night. 5/22/2017 I was sitting outside enjoying the weather when all of a sudden 3 lights appeared in the sky. They were perfectly in line and they were moving together. It was an amazing sight! I couldn't go back in because I thought they would reappear again so I sat on our truck and kept looking in the direction they had appeared in. After like 20 minutes they reappeared and it was an amazing sight. They looked so close. This time there was 7 lights in the sky and they appeared like yellow/orange lights. Again they were perfectly in line and seemed as if they were traveling North. I'm never going to forget seeing this. They appeared in the sky for about 5 seconds. I thought I was recording them but I only managed to record the last two as they were almost disappearing. Did anyone else see this? I've been looking everywhere to see news about it but on one else seems to have seen them.

I live in Texas and its the

I live in Texas and its the 23rd I just saw some lights moving in the sky too and I know they aren't planes because whenever they came close to another light that one moved away and its weird because they were perfectly still one moment, like a normal star and the next they were moving...

Where in Texas? I live in

Where in Texas? I live in Texas and also saw something strange

Lights in sky

I seen unusual lights over Pontypool South Wales UK on the 22nd May approx 12:30am. I had to go to the rear bedroom window to tell my dogs that are in my garden barking to be quiet. This is when i noticed a very bright star to the south west which i first thought was a aircraft but it didn't move. It glowed brighter then disappeared. I kept staring in the same direction and all of a sudden two more lights appeared from no where. These wasn't as bright as the first one i saw and eventually they faded away.

23:09 PST (-8) Souther sky

23:09 PST (-8) Souther sky towards the Washington State/Oregon boarder. Burning object lasting less than two seconds. Went from West to East.

Meteorite over Christchurch last night?

Sat in my lounge which over looks the city last night and saw the brightest lowest shooting star fly through the sky east to west. I know it was not a shooting star because you would not see these from our lounge with all of the indoor lights reflecting on the window. I was watching tv and it was so bright it grabbed my attention out of the window. Did anyone else see it, or hear about it?

Auckland resident

I saw it too guys. By far the most impressive I've ever seen. Agree east to west, but in south sky from my perspective.

Meteorite

I saw it too. It was truly a beautiful green - almost emerald green. It passed from east to west - and was too the north. It seemed to me to be in two pieces, if you like, - moving together. I have seen quite a few meteorites in my time - but this was by far the most impressive - not only for the vivid colour but for what seemed like close proximity.

Hawkes Bay sighting

We were in the car about 10pm in Havelock North and saw what appeared to us to be a meteor heading Nth to Sth low and vertical we also smelt a sulphur smell through the air conditioning. It was bright green and appeared to be wobbling from side to side. It wasn't travelling that fast and we don't think it was a shooting star as it was too low and was quite big. Quite spectacular in fact.

Shooting star over Nelson

That sounds like the same one I saw, very low, travelling North to South, very bright with a wide white tail and a bulbous head. I was in my spa pool and it flew right over my head in the direction of Richmond and then burst silently right overhead. The brightest and clearest I have seen by far.

Not sure what I saw

Hey I work in Bremerton, Washington State. I just saw something in the sky it was going so fast but it look like it was in the sky not space. Not sure what it was I seen felling stars but it was to bright damn it I thought it might be the jet but there was no smoke behind it while I was flying to the air it was literally craziest thing I've ever seen in the sky so I just wanted to put it somewhere in case somebody sees it somewhere else might know what it is crazy I have ever seen, I'm very curious. Thanks for letting me share. Bye for now.

I saw this too from the other

I saw this too from the other side of the state. I think though that I did see a trail behind it. Really all I know for sure was it was burning. Happy I'm not going crazy and someone else saw it.

green light with tail

Just saw a green ball light with a white tail come ripping through the sky then it dispersed. Could hear a whooshing sound as it disappeared! I am in New Brighton Christchurch. What might this be???

Bright lights

21/5/2027. 6.30 tonight from where I live north shore Auckland , saw 3 bright lights evenly spaced, seemingly hovering over what could have been Takapuna or could have been farther away over the harbour to the city. One light disappeared or went out the several seconds later the other 2 Did the same. Could have Been helicopters. My thought was that they were from Orion but they have usually been orange in colour, these lights were white. With the amazing clear skies I guess they could have been much farther away than they looked & could have Been planes going to Mangers Airport. Very curious ☺

Really sparkly lights

I can see two really sparkly lights, just as you have described above. They are over Takapuna. Wondering if it is some sort of drone. I want to know why they are there or have an explination of what they are and what are they for?

Long bright meteor

We were at Hot Water Beach in the Coromandel last night (Saturday, 20 May 2017) at about 7pm, maybe later, and we something really bright with a long tail that cut across the sky approximately south to North (but not 100% sure about that) and it was in the sky for about 4 seconds and was sparking and flashing as it went. If you identify it please would you call it Eddie Warren's Comet? Cheers, Edn

Bright thin light during the day

My family and I saw something similar over los angeles this afternoon around 4:30pm. It was brighter in the middle portion of the object and thinner lines on the outer sides. It was moving very quickly through the sky and was able to track it just for a few moments. It was gone in a blink. We looked for any other objects in the sky but there was nothing at all. It was clearly not a plane or some other man made object. I am not sure if it is the same flying object that you saw but it was very exciting to see it.

Loud booms

Something just crashed 10 min ago, heard 6-7 loud explosion noises, then saw a very bright lightening type light, then smoke, saw it in the Bronx near the Pelham Manor bridge, not sure what that was

Green meteor sighting

Saw something green flying through the sky for about a second. It was traveling from south to north east.

Meteor viewing friday 19th May

We were at Ohiwa harbour and at 7.15pm the sky lit up with a giant green yellow and red light with a fiery tail.it was low flying ...well beneath the stars then it went poof and bits fell off it ...we heard a boom as this happened.It felt so close and whilst it was awesome to see it was a bit scarey at the same time!

I also saw this in gisborne,

I also saw this in gisborne, really bright blue and white colour that went poof definitely the coolest thing I've seen in the Sky before

Meteor viewing friday 19th May

We were at Ohiwa harbour and at 7.15pm the sky lit up with a giant green yellow and red light with a fiery tail.it was low flying ...well beneath the stars then it went poof and bits fell off it ...we heard a boom as this happened.It felt so close and whilst it was awesome to see it was a bit scarey at the same time!

Fire in the sky

I have video at 11:56:48 pm the sky lighting up off of a nearby surveillence camera

Enourmous bright light in the sky

I am currently staring out my bedroom window on Hillcrest, Whakatane. I woke up needing to go toilet only to see an enormous bright light sitting still over Kohi Point. It must be visible from Ohope aswell. It's the size of almost 10 incredibly bright stars squished together. I am very scared and this is not the first time I've woken early hours of the morning and noticed strange lights dancing in the sky above the old Maori Pa. Please tell me there is a star exploding at this moment or a satellite blowing up. Something rational, please?

Green ball of light

Just saw a green ball of light falling out of the sky and land somewhere close to a private airport just outside of Austin, TX. It passed just to the left of the runway there and had to have landed at least a quarter mile away or so on some private property. It was very bright and I was amazed how close I was to it and to be able to see where it could've landed was pretty cool.

fire in sky

I was just walking at 11:55 pm when the sky lit up green and fire shot out accross sky like shooting star and disappeared i was on porter ln. In front of airport on porter ln.

fire in sky

I was just walking at 11:55 pm when the sky lit up green and fire shot out accross sky like shooting star and disappeared i was on porter ln. In front of airport on porter ln.

fire in sky

I was just walking at 11:55 pm when the sky lit up green and fire shot out accross sky like shooting star and disappeared i was on porter ln. In front of airport on porter ln.

Great ball of fire

Saw it loud and clear near Matata (EBOP), giant ball of fire with a green tinge to it as I was driving to Whakatane. It only lasted a matter of seconds and fizzled out leaving what looked like a star in the sky. Around 7.20pm and when I got home my partner said she saw it fly passed the window at home. Damn impressive.

Meteorite

Sitting in our living room we saw a bright green and white-gold streak of lights racing across the sky in a north-north west direction. We live in rural Havelock North off Middle Road

Wow

I'm from gisborne I saw it at my netball training I thought it was a shooting star lol. It was so pretty

I was sitting on my couch and

I was sitting on my couch and just happened to look out the window at right time to see it. It was amazing so pretty and I'm so happy I got to see it. I've never seen a meteor before but now I can say I have.

Re;strange lights

Hi,we live in Redwood,Christchurch. Around about 6.10pm last night as we were leaving the house to go and get some fishnchips for tea. We noticed a rather large white glowing light in the sky,traveling downwards in a northeast direction towards the sea. Don't think it was a meteor as it was moving quite slow. I have video footage of this. In the video there is a bright star but to the left is the object a little bit dimmer with no trail. Also my wife saw another light at the same time moving a bit quicker but was smaller in size and moving in a northward direction. Regards Craig Williams. Cell(0272488821).

ISS

The International Space Station was visible last night from 5:57PM for 6 minutes. Probably what you saw.