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Green Light falling across the sky

Just a few minutes ago here in Cleveland tx at 12:01am a green ball of fire fell across the sky while we were driving on u.s. 59. Must have landed somewhere close because it looked like it was getting closer. It was a slow descent and at the last moment the tail caught fire. Very cool! Never seen anything like. Not sure what it was but I made a wish just in case ;)

I saw it too

I saw it also from a remote area near Livingston Texas at 11:56 pm in the Northeast sky

You should make sure and post

You should make sure and post a report on http://www.amsmeteors.org I also witnessed it at the same time from Oklahoma, in a southeast direction

blue ball

Yes! I haven't heard anyone say anything about this but I posted on my Facebook. A few weeks ago I was driving home on hwy 275 in Tampa Florida and I saw a blue/turquiose looking fire ball falling downward from the sky then it disappeared. It was so pretty, but I was scared too cause I didn't know what it was or what I could damage. I would've recorded but I was driving and the only 1 in the car. I'm so mad I didn't get footage. It was Amazing

6+ circle objects moving way to fast with blinking colored light

It's was last night Aug 17 2017 in surrey bC a friend and I were walking to the store round 11pm wr ended up following these orbes . We had no I idea what to call them . There were at one point 8+ in total.some lite up with red lights and some further in the distance with almost a light blue light just still.... Blending with the Stars there were only 3 of these orbes moving actively incredibly fast at one time covering the entire distance around the whole night sky. We followed these things for over an hour .... We couldd hear them in the sky but most times we couldn't see them , then we would catch a glimpse follow it just to watch it disappear into the night sky .......... it's like it knew we were watching and then settled itself farthur into the sky and then shut off you can tell the difference between Stars and these orbes at a glance ilthe sky is just filled with stars but take a look every hundred feet or so there is a circular cluster of almost blueish Stars and those are the orbes that are circling our sky at 230 am on August 18 ! Walked to gateway sky train station the orbes were no longer racing across our night sky neither were there as many but you could still see 4 inactive almost blueish orbes dormant in all north east South and west areas of the sky...... And one directly above me ...what was weird was my cell phone just died when I went to the camera to take a picture .and my buddy Greg's phone starting doing weird shit. His girlfriend was calling and and he wasn't able to answer his phone was ringing but the screen kept blinking like in and off making him unable to answer the call. He couldn't get into his screen after it stopped ringing to take a video or picture either and went returning home after this happened 3 times with his girlfriend calling ( we could see in between the black screen and the phone ringing while trying to answer) that it was Tanya calling ......... But when we got back home tthere was nothing in the call log no missed calls or texts he didn't even get her text messages until we walked through the door ! And what was even weirfer my dead phone all of svsudden had power ...

Meteour ?

At 3:10 am I saw a white light shoot across the sky from NW to SE. It appeared to to be close to earth, I did not know if it was a meteor or something else. I was shocked when I saw it because it appeared so low and large. I would like to know if someone else in St.Francisville, LA saw it.

Meteor sighting in St.Francisville, la.

I forgot to include the date of the sighting, it was on August 18, 2017.

Meteor sighting

Driving to the market in daylight yesterday 08-16-2017, wednesday about 3pm in Sun City West, Az. , we saw a bright orange ball with a fiery long tail go across the sky south to north. We watched for 15 to 20 minutes before it faded from view. I don't think it had burnt out...just out of sight! I wish I had had my camera with me. My phone just recorded a blurry dot.

Meteor?

Saw a white ball falling with a with a fading into yellow fading into red tail. Was gone in a flash. Was unreal! This was around 8pm thursday 18th of August 2017 in Brisbane Queensland.

Green lights in the sky

Last night I seen green lights in the sky they were flashing really bright, I am from Brisbane Australia.

Green light

I saw a green light falling to earth tonight 13.08.2017 at approximately 21.50hrs, i was driving towards bowburn services county durham, heading to the A1M north bound, the light disappeared behind cloud so im asumming it was a meteor etc. Very cool though!!

Green light

Hi on the 15/08/2017 I seen a green light's in Brisbane Australia. I really don't think it was star's or a meteor.

Never thought i'd find

Never thought i'd find someone that saw the same thing as me! Here in indonesia, i saw the same thing around 7 pm, it's moving really slow for a meteor and has a faint smoke trail. I search online and come to a conclusion that it was a space junk falling to earth.

Green ball

I live in Ohio and I saw a green orb of light look like it fell out of the sky! It seemed closed and it fell behind some trees. If it wasn't 12am j would've gone looking to see if it actually landed. I was a perfect circle but it was cloudy like it had a fog around it. Very bright kinda fell in a feather way where it drifted slowly. Maybe tomorrow I'll take a look around outside. It seemed so close.

Bright blue ball of light

I live in Hudson valley region of NEW YORK STATE at the foothills of the Catskill mountains around 9:15 pm tonight August 25th 2017 I was on my porch alone and out of nowhere I saw a bright electric blue ball fall from the sky into the tree lines !! I'm wondering if this had anything to do with the Eclipse we just had ?? It was so bright * & such a pretty blue with almost a hugh of white light !! It was so close to me but only caught its decent right before it fell into tree lines !!

Bright blue ball of light

I live I the Hudson valley region of NEW YORK STATE at the foothills of the Catskill mountains around 9:15 pm tonight August 25th 2017 I was on my porch alone and out of nowhere I saw a bright electric blue ball fall from the sky into the tree lines !! I'm wondering if this had anything to do with the Eclipse we just had ?? It was so bright * & such a pretty blue with almost a hugh of white light !! It was so close to me but only caught its decent right before it fell into tree lines !!

Green light. About the same time in upstate NY (Keuka lake).

I was driving south on east side of lake. A bright green ball with tail flew in front of me sideways into the trees! Wondered if it was fireworks, but it was pitch dark and no one was around.

Green light. About the same time in upstate NY (Keuka lake).

I was driving south on east side of lake. A bright green ball with tail flew in front of me sideways into the trees! Wondered if it was fireworks, but it was pitch dark and no one was around.

Green light. About the same time in upstate NY (Keuka lake).

I was driving south on east side of lake. A bright green ball with tail flew in front of me sideways into the trees! Wondered if it was fireworks, but it was pitch dark and no one was around.

Bright blue ball of light

I live I the Hudson valley region of NEW YORK STATE at the foothills of the Catskill mountains around 9:15 pm tonight August 25th 2017 I was on my porch alone and out of nowhere I saw a bright electric blue ball fall from the sky into the tree lines !! I'm wondering if this had anything to do with the Eclipse we just had ?? It was so bright * & such a pretty blue with almost a hugh of white light !! It was so close to me but only caught its decent right before it fell into tree lines !!

rod shaped lights in the sky at night

for about the past year or so, i have noticed these rod shaped lights in the sky. normally i only see them at night, except on one occasion i seen them at dusk, right after the sun came up. they were completely illuminated and stuck out like sore thumbs. there were about 6 of them. this one occurance took place in niagara, wisconsin.

shooting star

I live in a western suburb outside Chicago Illinois. Last night a bright white star moveing rapidly in the western sky north to south so fast no time to take a picture at 9:30pm just one, in a blink. Just wanted to see if any one else saw the same thing.8-11-2017 It was unbelieveable

Possible meteorite

At about 2.15am, saw a bright greeny yellow ball of light come down from the sky and disappear about 20 feet above ground in the middle of the school field at Rosebery Middle School, Northern Territory 0832

New star then gone

I walked out of the building from work on the evening of 8.8.17 just before 10pm CST. I looked to the Western sky and saw a really bright star that I hadn't noticed before. The moon was about 90 degrees to my left. As I watched it trying to recall ever seeing it before, it faded quickly. I saw it for a total of probably 5 seconds then if faded quickly, it did not just disappear. Did anyone else notice anything like this?

Meteor!!

Just driving home from Elk City, Oklahoma and saw a green light with an orange tail fall from sky for about 10 secs. Had no clue what it was until I looked it up turned out to be what is called a green fireball or a meteor falling. It was beautiful and I thought it was a firework that was shot off at first. Had no clue where it landed.

Meteor seen on Monday night NZ

Reddish meteor scene briefly travelling to Hamilton from Tauranga around 8:30pm.

bright orange meteor with tails

I saw a bright orange meteor above Wanaka travelling south west north east at 9pm tonight (8-8-17). It had at least 3 fails of light and was the largest meteor I have ever seen. Anybody else spot it?

Confirmed Queenstown

Yes we also saw this near Queenstown tonight at 9pm. Huge tail that looked like a sparkler. Amazing

Light in the sky 7.08.17 NT Au

A comet like object coming through the atmosphere last night Was seen from Tennant Creek NT Have a photo was captured but not video footage.

Meteorite or shooting star...!?

Hello, I am from San Bernardino, California. I was staring out onto the sky, as I usually do every morning when the sun rises, throughout the day & every night. A bright orangish-yellowish, or starlight golden even bright spark just appeared from no where! It looked like it was traveling fast in an upward- streak motion rather than a quick, falling shooting star!! It lasted a fairly quick, but paused moment for me. It was beautiful & I hope someone else witnessed it too!!

Green thing falling from the sky

Just saw a green light falling from the sky over Toronto, Canada. I thought maybe it was a firework, but they don't have tails (streak) and it's path wasn't an arc, more of a slant.

Bright light

I just saw a bright light fly across the sky then broke into little pieces and disappeard I'm in Corfu for a holiday and would like to know what it was

Meteor over Beachhaven

Saw a meteor fall about 6pm over Beach Haven, in the Northwest towards the horizon. Caught my daughters and my attention because at first it looked like a dark smokey streak across the sky with a fire ball at the end. Then the smoke/cloud stayed high up in the atmosphere and the ball of light fell away toward earth. It took about 5 minutes to fall. Tried to get a picture but we were quite far away so it doesn't do it justice.

saw it too

I spotted that too, looking from Sandringham west past Mt Albert. By the time I saw it the smoke was looking like a small cloud and the meteor a bright red ball. Got some good photos that show it to be twin flaming trails from a central object. My sister was out at Bethells at the same time and saw it out over the sea, they watched it start as a streak of smoke initially.

Saw it too!

Hi, could you show the pictures to show what it was like? Pretty sure we saw the same thing

Photos

Here's a link to them https://goo.gl/photos/rgdoeGnwxhZwx5867

Saw the same thing

Hi. I saw the same thing!

Falling object

I just witnessed the biggest and brightest white stared object fall into the sky from the North to burn up and head to the south with the most thickest and intense long orrange burning tail, it entered the sky from up above in the middle of the sky above to which where I was to be standing at about 12:35 am...that was remarkable and I will never forget it!

Location?

What is the location? I was driving down 64E towards Evansville, IN, and believe I saw this, as well. So close, appeared to land in the field.

Meteorite?

I live in Tauranga NZ and have just witnessed a large orange ball travelling downwards in the western night sky. The trail of smoke could be seen clearly above it. It then just started to fizzle out and disappeared completely. Would this have been a meteorite?

Meteorite?

Very large object over Arkansas, United States over South horizon moving across sky heading east. Time exactly 10:37pm (CST) Tail was bright green, head was triangle shaped. Lasted several seconds. Viewed by my daughter and I.

Meteor

9.00pm 3/8/18 large white shooting object with tail heading westish rahu saddle near Reefton South Island

Meteorite?

6.42pm Thursday 03.08.17, calm evening, clear visability I live rural, Pitone, New Plymouth, coming in from outdoors when I happened to look up and saw @ 2m in length rod shaped fire ball heading towards opunake (northeast direction), saw approx 3seconds of sparks and object.... was this a meteorite? very awesome to have witnessed

Shooting star/meteorite

Driving home to Palmerston North from Feilding (New Zealand) along Milson Line, I saw a light falling from left to right at an angle of around 60 degrees.

Bright light

This morning at around 5.40am I saw a bright object speeding downwards and then it burned up and disappeared. I saw this from the Coastlands car park, Paraparaumu, Kapiti.

Green metour Wellington New Zealand

I saw a large green light with a tail.... the green light was the shape off a misile shooting out off the sky at about 5.45am on the 2-8-17 it was shooting towards The Esplanade Petone ....it was awesome never seen anything like that before ....i have seen plenty off shooting stars but this green thing was wicked

green metour

i saw a green light with a tail shooting out the sky in Wellington Petone it was very close and big it was shooting towards The Petone Esplanade was awesome never seen anything like that before :)

Blue Streak

I saw a blue streak over north wyoming at 1245 am MST on August 1st very bright looked like it plummeted straight down until it burnt up

Large brilliant green object over Caribbean

On 7/28/17 I was in the middle of the Caribbean Ocean on a cruise ship and saw what I first thought was a flare gun coming from the ship! It seemed SO close! I saw a brilliant green object dropping down towards the ocean with orange coming from the back. It lasted about 10 seconds moving extremely fast and then it just disappeared. I didn't know what it was but after reading other comments I guess it was a meteor. Truely amazing!!!

Green falling light

Hello just reporting a green falling light in the northern sky of cobar nsw 2835 at 11:45 pm the 31.7.17.