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A big blue ball of light falling fast off coast of Morton bay 8.37pm 26/7/2017 a loud sonic bang after and the light ball disappeared a km or so off the ground wow what was it .. No meteoroid I tell u..


I saw the comet last night too from Maramarua, Upper Waikato around 5:30, 25/06/2017. Seemed like between 5 & 10 seconds.


Witnessed a blue meteor over the Wanganui sky yesterday at approx 5.30pm. Lasted about 3 seconds. Beautiful to watch


We saw what looked like a sparkling green/blue object move quickly for about 3 seconds, then it seemed to spark and explode outwards and disappear, like a fireworks. It was as we were heading east through Egmont Village (Taranaki) at about 5.30. Awesome!


saw a bright yellow meteorite flash down the sky for half a second at 5:50pm east of christchurch

Yes I saw this while

Yes I saw this while travelling east down Prestons Road around 5.40pm. Was quite big as bright and faded out just above the tree line

Meteor below the clouds

Out with mate hunting duck when it flew past at 5.30 ish from below the clouds was a orsum sight Did any one get a pic

Falling star and multicolored lights

On 6/26/17 At 1:00 am EST , i saw a kaleidoscope of lights multicolored low to ground, at the same time the sky revealed a falling light or star that disappeared over the tree tops. This was sighted in Louisville Kentucky. At first it stunned me, but the lights were beautiful.

large green light

While sitting on my deck around 12:00 am 06/26/17.We saw large green glowing light moving very quickly across the sky. We watched until it went out of sight behind a hill. We are in Elkton,Ky

Same here

So glad others saw it. I typed in meteorite over Kentucky last night on google and it lead me to this.. I was playing cards with some friends last night around the same time and we all four looked up and saw it shoot across the sky, was big, and pretty low in the sky, moved quickly but not super fast. Was bright green with a bit of orange. Seemed to get bigger and brighter at first and we watched it go out over the tree lines. We are in Lily Kentucky, Laurel county.

Space Junk Falling through Napier Sky

It looked like a huge circle of space junk on fire falling east to west at 5.26pm for 2-3 seconds. Spectacular viewing but who is going to clean up all that space debris above our heads?

Red fireball dropping in western sky near sunset

Friday, June 23 while enjoying the sunset on Lake Bruin in Louisiana USA I saw something that looked like a rocket but falling instead of shooting into space. It was slow enough that I was able to get my camera to snap a photo with a 300 zoom at high resolution. Close up it's just a large streak of fire. This had to be huge.

Meteor sighting

Driving home last night towards Pyes Pa in Tauranga at around 5:30pm, and spotted an amazing sight of a blue/ green meteor go shooting across the night sky. Truly amazing and magical to watch & couldn't believe my eyes.

Same here I saw it too was

Same here I saw it too was awesome am wondering if anyone got picture of it

Yes I was walking at the The

Yes I was walking at the The Lakes, Tauranga with a friend and saw it

Meteor sitting

I saw a blue/green one tonight, it was fast and small in ocean park San Juan Puerto Rico

Meteor sighting, Rotorua

Tikitere, Rotorua At approximately 5:30pm we saw a green bright light with a tail fly over the paddock, turn a pink colour then fade out. As it was silent and still it was a very eerie experience.


I saw it too, from Brown's Bay, North Shore AKL, at about 5:30pm yesterday while driving - it was bright green, very fast and appeared to travel from East/NorthEast to West/SouthWest, angled slightly towards the ground. When I lost sight of it behind a hill it looked to still be in one piece.

Saw the same thing over

Saw the same thing over Waimauku amazing blue and green colours and went quite slow.

Meteor over Napier

We were on our roof balcony at Kidson Korner last night around 5 30 and saw a meteor pass overhead for a few seconds. Was a intense whitish blue leaving a long tail . It appeared to be very low in the sky and was quite spectacular . It seemed to of extinguished before the horizon . Bevan and Margaret

Magical Light Show

Just on Dusk (25/6) Kaimai , Tauranga NZ I spotted a Glorious LightShow, heading in a SW direction. Beautiful Meteor with Huge Tail of Glowing Blues and Greens....Seperating in to smaller FireBalls....Magical to watch

meteor sighting

My grandaughter and I watched a bright green light with a long tail fly thru the sky and then just stopped.It was early tonight in Papakura.Never seen anything like it.

Glad I'm not crazy! So many

Glad I'm not crazy! So many people seen the same thing last night. Wasn't it beautiful! I spotted the light as I was south bound SH 1 just before the Bombay hills. A massive green light in the sky, too large and fast to be a plane. I only seen it for a couple of quick seconds before it vanished.

Green light with long tail

My husband and I saw a bright green light with a long tail as we were driving through dairy flat last night 25/6/17. It was cool but we didn't see it for long as it disappeared behind a hill. He said it was a drone but I think a meteor.

Meteor over Kapiti

We were walking north up to Nikau Ridge east of Paraparaumu and saw a bright object pass close in the sky in front of us. It was above the patchy cloud cover. Was bright green and travelling from northeast to southwest. At approx17:27 25/6/2017


Sighted on Monday 26:6:2017 not Sunday 25:6:2017

Green Comet

Yup thank God I wasn't the only one! I too saw the same Vibrant green kind of fluorescent object at that same time, watched it for approx 3 to 4 seconds before it disappeared behind a cloud, waited for it to come out below but nothing... spotted while fishing in batley, near maungataroto. Nth Island. Nz.


Waiheke island, Blackpool area. Saw for several seconds a green ball of light with a white tail flying parallel to the earth. Went out of view across Blacpool Beach area and then followed an audible "boom". Around 5.30 ish.

Yes, my family and I saw it

Yes, my family and I saw it too as we were sitting at Hahei eating fish & chips. Pretty freaky!


Saw a green light with white tail shoot from east to west as i drove down the Auckland Southern motorway around Manukau about 5.30pm, Freaked the heck out of me until i saw the driver beside me pointing to the sky too. Wonderful sight if it was a meteor.

comet bop

seen a bright green ?comet in rotorua at 530pm tonight


We were just returnung home at about 5.30pm tonight and saw a bright orange ball with comet type tail. Quite low heading east to west direction. Color changed to greenish, then got smalker, turned blue and then vanished.... 25/06/2017

Green Ball

At around 5:20pm my husband and I saw a green ball with an orange tall. It seemed to be just above some trees near our property so we thought it must have been some sort of drone. We are in Te Kauwhata, waikato.


A falling star or meteor streaked across the sky above Ohiwa Harbour by the oyster farm on 25 June 2017 5:30pm

Green light

Green light shooting across the sky -- after 5: tonight not sure exactly what time but I saw it in Drury and hubby was driving south on motorway by Karaka heading home then we realise we had both seen same thing!

Object in the sky

Many people saw a flying object shooting across the sky around 5:15 tonight - looked like a rocket flying horizontal coloured blue and green but seeing these comments imagine is was a meteor - amazing to see!!

Meteor sughting

This evening at approximately 17.15 a bright green meteor with a long tail shot across the sky whilst we were star gazing in the spa pool. It was amazing!! Bulls, Manawatu

Green ball of light

Spotted a green ball of light whilst driving south towards Pokeno, Waikato, this evening. Looked like a huge green shooting star.

Green Ball of light

I saw it too. It was amazing.........

Green meteor

Saw a really bright green light flying across the sky tonight at about 17.25 while at the intersection of Gunn Rd and Landsdowne rd, Waharoa. It was moving so fast and it then broke into two pieces.

Shooting Star?

Saw green tailed flash across sky at 5.30pm tonight - Tauranga

Green light racing across sky

Saw a big green solid light going very fast across the sky at 17.30Was able to see for only a few seconds then trees blocked my view I am in Ngaruawahia Waikato NZ

Low light crossing the sky at speed Blue or Green

Spotted a light tonight around 5.25pm it was quite large and seemed low a right light blue or my wife said it was green Did others see it too? What was it?


Just saw a bright ball racing through sky @ 5.27pm Ardkeeen Wairoa.

Green meteor

Saw a green ball fly across the sky and disappear while driving towards Ngatea in the Waikato.

Green Meteor

Saw a green ball shoot across the sky at 5:30pm 25/6/17 driving home to Pokeno. I saw it just after the Papakura turnoff was unreal

Meteor in B.O.P

Hi, Saw the best Meteor I've ever seen at 17:15. Was a BRIGHT blue with a Long tail. Seen for a total of about 5 seconds appearing very large and close. About the half the size of my thumbnail when held at arms-length. Really cool and it shattered at the end into two large and some small pieces. Seen in the southern skies from Galatea, Eastern Bay of Plenty

I saw it too

The most amazingly clear sky and this thing streaking across the sky with s yellow tail. If the shattered and disappeared.


Just sitting outside and saw a blue ball with a orange red tail speeding south. The tail disappeared and the ball just kept falling. Seen in Taradale,Hawkes Bay