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Meteor

Bright orange meteorite with slight heat trail following it traveling south east over and disappearing behind the hills in Omaio tekaha area. Followed 10 seconds later with a crackling like sound. Was amaizing. 30/12/17 about 11.15ish

Shooting star

Beautiful clear orange Shooting Star descending south across the Easter sky. Seen in South Auckland, New Zealand at 11:15pm on 30 December 2017 Visible for at least 10 seconds.

Shooting star

Seen in Whangarei very bright heading south at 2315.

Orange sphere falling from sky - Nashville, TN

12/26/17 - While gettting into my car, I saw a bright orange sphere fall from the sky and disappear into the clouds. It caused a flash of light which illuminated the clouds. This was approximately 5:20pm on 12/26/17 in Nashville, TN. I have seen meteor showers before but this sphere was a more orange color and larger then what I have witnessed in the past. Any ideas?

Orange sphere falling from sky - Nashville, TN

12/26/17 - While gettting into my car, I saw a bright orange sphere fall from the sky and disappear into the clouds. It caused a flash of light which illuminated the clouds. This was approximately 5:20pm on 12/26/17 in Nashville, TN. I have seen meteor showers before but this sphere was a more orange color and larger then what I have witnessed in the past. Any ideas?

Falling green light

I'm from Hamilton Ontario Canada and at approximately 1145pm tonight in the eastern sky a green falling light...no idea what it was but made 2 wishes;) comet? Falling star? Meteor?

Ufo

For the last 3 hours floating above Clendon, Manurewa there is an object flashing lights orange and white. I initially thought it would be a drone but this lools like a flat straight bar with lights attached. I dont believe drones would last that long in sky. It moves around in one area and doesnt go up or down.

Flashing light

I've also seen this! It keeps flashing, right now the time is 1:18am on 26/12/2017. Look to unusual to be a drone

hi there I also saw this last

hi there I also saw this last night over manurewa at 10 pm kept floating around the same area until 6 this morning . I thort it was a drone or something controlled but couldn't tell way was this?

What is really going on that these experts aint saying?

Today this late afternoon December 24 2017 I was pulling out of my drive way in Fontana CA when I was stunt by this shooting star that became like a ball of fire coming down from the sky. Scary part was that it didnt die out quickly like it normally does. This one look like too close to the earth instead of the sky.

Fireball

I saw the fireball too, on December24 at 5:15 in Whittier CA Thought for sure it was going to hit the ground. It started out looking like a rather large shooting star, but kept getting bigger and brighter As it got lower and lower. I lost it when it went behind some low trees. An awesome sight!

Shootings star

I saw it to ...I'm in Burbank and i honestly thought it was going to hit earth ..scary

Falling out of the sky Christmas Eve

My kid her friend and I were driving up Washington St Riverside CA when my daughter points and says omg what is that .we look up a over and it was huge . Like a giant ball falling to the ground it was like some shit I saw on Armageddon or something. It was massive it looked like a giant rock on fire with a beautiful firey train following behind it it was quick . I swear it have to have landed in someone's backyard. Ask me and they need to stop playing with our weather by means of the haarp. Or playing with nature with the Sern. We've don't enough damage already. Keep your loved ones close fight the good fight and fight with a purpose Peace and love to all .

I saw it too

I was walking my dog in south park Christmas eve around 5:15 and saw that huge low flying comet (??). It happened so fast, but it was just there at eye level heading south. My dog couldn't care less, but it was awesome. I haven't found anything official online about it, but found for this post and one on Twitter. Thanks for sharing!

Orange dotes

I was standing in the balcony counting the stars.I found many orange dots moving together in the shape of a wave front of water ripples. But they were moving so fast that i could nlt take any photo or video.

Falling from sky

Saw something falling from sky 12/22/17 at approx 5:30pm.

Saw it at 5:15 pm msg by

Saw it at 5:15 pm msg by Vermilion, ab Canada

Saw it at 5:15 pm msg by

Saw it at 5:15 pm msg by Vermilion, ab Canada

Driving down the 60 in Arizona

My family and I were driving to go see some lights and saw a big thing in the sky. I took pictures but we have no idea what it is?

Bright light from space

I saw this huge bright light from the tips of the sky. It fell down slowly going behind, three pieces of the glowing orb came out of it. It is currently falling somewhere else.

Not sure what I saw!

~ 5:30pm on 12/22/2017 Just saw two ??? falling from the sky over Carlsbad/San Diego California. One kept exploding or combusting and making circle like shapes with smoke/clouds. Hard to explain!! I would love to know what that was!!!

Ontario ca

Have picture of something blue and green falling from the sky . 5:38pm Ontario ca fell very gently .

Green fire ball

I saw a green fire ball in the atmosphere like something burning up. It fell very gently, but was almost moon sized. Looked like a huge firework. It was through cloud haze. 9.25 pm, West. Medlow Bath, NSW, Australia.

Apox 10.30 really big

Apox 10.30 really big shooting star- east - sitting in Levin -

Light in sky Auckland City

Just been sitting in my patio having a drink and noticed a pulsating light which looked like a satellite but I’ve never seen one with a pulsating light before? Then approx 5mins later a brighter light which again looked like a satellite but was particularly brighter but no flashing lights so assuming it’s not a plane! Thursday 21/12/2017 @ 22:15

Hi there, you saw the

Hi there, you saw the International Space Station which flew over then :) Very cool - and extra bright.

Cheers

WW

Green meteor

Driving across Wyoming and saw a green meteor last night night between lusk and newcastle

White and blue ball

Driving through Coatesville in Auckland and saw a very big white and blue ball coming towards land. Sped up as it appeared closer.

Orange reddish ball of light in the sky

Last night December 18, 2017 at about 9:30ish pm, just north of Blythe, Ca I seen an orange reddish non-flashing ball of light traveling from west to east in the sky. It was moving pretty fast and seemed like it was descending from the sky and then disappeared. Never had I seen anything like it, it was very steady, not moving up or down just straight.

Green Meteor?

I was driving East on Windsor St. In Sun Prairie when I saw a long arc of green light in the sky. I watched as it fizzled out above the gray winter tree-tops.

Red dot seen in the sky at around 10:30 pm Saturday 16/12/17

Me and two other people witnessed a small red dot (about the same size as the stars) moving in a horizontal direction, first seen in the north east heading south relativly slowly (about the speed of a Air NZ plane). It increased in size slightly, then after about 15 seconds the ball flashed twice and then disappeared. Observed in Karori, Wellington at 10:30 pm.

ISS

Sounds like the international space station.

flashes

Last night around 11-12ish me and friend saw three very bright white flashes one after the other in close proximity of each other seconds apart,seen many meteor's, comets,odd shower but these didn't look natural,were def in space

Meteor

Beautiful....saw a Green ball fall from the sky it turned into fire

Meteorite

I just happend to glance at my window looking east at 12:16am on the 14 of December. And I saw a massive green asteroid go across the sky. A minute later I realised that I must have been whatching it through the clouds as that part of the sky was full of clouds, or it was below the clouds??. From Northumberland uk.

Lights in Miami Sky

Last night 12/13/17 driving home around 9pm and saw solid white light split into about 6 smaller lights then back together again. Then split off and disappear except for one objet which then just disappeared

Meteor!

Just saw a bright green streak flash across the sky for a fraction of a second! First I've ever seen!

Auckland

Went to Clarkes Beach at 2am and saw some meteors shooting across parts of the sky, bigger and brighter than normal 'falling stars'.

Beautiful

My husband came in the house to get me to look at the sky around 1:00 am in McMinnville TN. He stated he had seen several fallen stars and wanted me to see them as well. Exciting to say I seen several fallen stars myself. One of them was significantly bigger and brighter then the rest and was much faster but it was a beautiful show for sure. Not sure if this was a form of a meteor shower or if anyone else got to see this but it was amazing

meteor

I was driving home from work when i saw a large meteor or some thing blast down through the sky at a very high speed. it was so big that it looked like a plane in the distance, only it was moving fare too fast, i mean mega fast.the bright light disappeared before it got to the harrison. I am in Tenerife canary islands. off the west coast of north Africa. I was in the south of the island. I would say the meteor was approximately , west, south west looking from the south of the island toward north.

Small Green Light falling

I was driving to work this morning in Oklahoma City, OK and saw a small, beautiful, green light fall from the sky. The light went out before it hit the ground.

SAME

I just saw a light fall out of nowhere and it lit up my entire room. It landed in the trees next to my house.

SAME

I just saw a light fall out of nowhere and it lit up my entire room. It landed in the trees next to my house.

Arlington tx

Saw a beautiful bright light with tail cross the sky! Beautiful!

Green fireball

Saw a green fireball looking light fall at night around 12:40 here in Austin, Texas. Very neat!

Green fireball

Saw a green fireball looking light fall at night around 12:40 here in Austin, Texas. Very neat!

Meteor

3:40am pacific time San Diego ca.just saw a large green meteor falling from the sky.I was heading east and that's when I seen it.it was amazing.

Meteorite

At 120 am eastern time on 12/12/2017. I saw a smal beautiful green light fall from the sky and it look like it fall into the field behind my house it was so beautiful. My first encounter here in North Carolina.

Bright light shot across the sky

I’m located in Georgia and saw a large bright light shoot across the sky happened very quick but was very bright and large. Happened at around 10:25pm

I just seen a bright green

I just seen a bright green ball fall 11 miles out of riggins Idaho at about 10:00 pm