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Meteor on February 6, 2017

My husband and I were driving home from work at or around 2:15am eastern standard time when we saw a bright green flash followed by a fireball with a tail. It happened just south east of Camden Ohio off of Camden West Elkton Rd. It was like nothing we have ever seen before! Hope someone can verify what we saw.

Metors

I saw it too.it was crazy I thought it was over with

Metors

I saw it too.it was crazy I thought it was over with

Strange flashing light

I saw the backyard light up and then a flashing green light that turned purple for a second and back to green. In the seconds it took me to get to window, it went back to white and really bright and then total dark again. This was at 1:26 a.m. in Fall River, Wisconsin. No sound heard at all.

Saw Meteor flew in sky

Hi, I am Deaf and Work for O'hare Towing driver, was unloading Police Vehicle off flatbed in Chicago Heights, IL something very bright reflective off bedding, turn around look up sky saw really fast shooting Blue/green with sparking back ending in sky heading toward Northeastern toward over Chicago downtown approx 1:24 a.m central time. Look like Meteor, never see before in my life as of my lucky caught my own eyes. That's was amazing ever seen!

Huge Ball of Glowing Neon Green Light falling from Sky!!!!!!!

Date: February 6th, 2017 Time: 1:35 am (Central) Location: Falun, WI I was heading South on Little Wood Lake Rd in Falun, driving home. It was about 1:35 am and extremely cold outside. I witnessed the most unexplainable thing falling out of the sky! It is very difficult to describe, what I initially thought was a huge glowing lime green neon meteor or comet falling from the sky and is going to crash into the ground just a few miles away. It seemed like it was falling fast because it had come out of nowhere and had a tail effect trailing behind it-- like a shooting star appears in the sky but definitely closer (just above the tree line because it was huge, completely noticeable, bigger and bolder) and the color was brightly glowing-- it looked on fire w/ a brightly glowing lime green color . I have never seen anything like it in my life!! It freaked me out completely and I don't know what it was or what to think about what I witnessed.....it was not normal that's all I can say and Whatever it was, it landed softly because I should've felt the impact when it hit by how fast it was traveling. It was falling at exactly same angle an airplane lands, Whatever it was, I know it fell somewhere in the area and will post when I figure out if anyone else seen when daylight comes around. I am so creeped out tho it was unexplainable

I am in Dayton, OH and saw

I am in Dayton, OH and saw the same thing at about 2:25 EST in the Northeast sky. Your experience is exactly how I would describe it. I completely expected to hear and feel a big crash, but never did. I actually got it on video, which was cool.

Green light in sky

I seen a bright green light flash threw the sky at about 01:40am central time. Looks like it fell and landed almost in an silent explosion just East of Owatonna MN. 02/06/2017

Fireball

1:30am. Feb 3 2017. From Green Bay wi. Saw a big fireball go over my house with a long tail. Did anyone else see this. It was amazing. Wish I would have thought of trying to get a pic.

Blue light 2/6/2017 about 0140. CT

I saw a very bright blue green flash that lit up the sky at about 0140 Central time west of Milwaukee, Wi USA

I saw it also in the

I saw it also in the northeastern sky from Peoria, Illinois. Was very beautiful and very close to Earth.

I saw it too!!! Coolest thing

I saw it too!!! Coolest thing ever! It was around 1:25am for me. Bright green streak across the sky, and super low as well. Sparked at the end like fireworks do. Amazing.

Mysterious gren light

I have been fortunate to see many meteor showers growing up.... This was like nothing I've ever seen. Massive blueish/mostly green streak of light going across the sky. It was approximately 1:30am in Lakeville, Minnesota. It was going so fast I couldn't make out object in the middle of the light but slow enough I could fully absorb the full effect of what I was seeing. Finally, right before travelling out of sight I heard a booming sound over the music from my car radio. Any ideas what this was?

I believe I witnessed the

I believe I witnessed the same event. The time frame is right, I however am on the west coast of Michigan. I too was driving, the flash startled me as it was very bright and the noise was heard over in my vehicle. There was also a strange tingling I felt for several minute after the event.

I have found myself wanting

I have found myself wanting to know more the more I find out. Everyone has the same story. We all thought it was a meteorite but it was so close to the ground and so for it only seems to have been seen around our area. Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin etc...

I have found myself wanting

I have found myself wanting to know more the more I find out. Everyone has the same story. We all thought it was a meteorite but it was so close to the ground and so for it only seems to have been seen around our area. Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin etc...

Green Light with red tail

Hi there! I was out on my deck at 1:29 am and spotted a scary sight. It was a large green orb with a red tail falling to the Earth. It was almost hanging there when I noticed it, then gathered speed and within a few seconds seemed to go really fast down to the horizon. I stayed and watched the area I saw it in for a couple minutes afterwards. Waited for an explosion of some sort since I thought it was close. I didn't hear or see any more from the object. I called it in to the local police department. That's when I just googled the phenomenon and found this site. Anybody think they know what I actually witnessed? Maybe a satellite antennae?

Green Fireball Chicago

On February 6 at approximately 1:28am cst, I saw a green fireball with a long tail while looking North in Chicago (River North) from the 20th floor at the corner of Chestnut and Orleans. I could only see it for a few seconds before it disapated.

Greenish, burning light

There was just a greenish light overhead for a few seconds, as if it was burning, I didn't get a clear view through the window, as I had just come back to my room after getting some water. This was over LaPorte, IN.

Metaor falling from the sky

I just saw this huge ball of greenish blue falling from the sky it was super bright too freaked me out I didn't know what it was so I looked it up and found a picture and it's exactly what I saw! Should I be creeped out?

Comment Dates - In the Future? Correction Please!

What's up with comment dates? May 2017? If a "mistake" why has this not been fixed? Dates are VERY important, with regard to this subject! Can someone from website/moderator please respond? Thank you

Hi there, unsure what comment

Hi there, unsure what comment you're referring to sorry. We don't moderate any of the comments in the Meteors section because they come in from all around the world 24/7 - we simply publsh or delete if offensive. If someone has written an incorrect date you can reply to their comment asking for clarification.

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Dates

I think the previous post (Guest (not verified) on Sun, 05/02/2017 - 23:57) was confused over the practice of presenting the day prior to the month in numerical posting of the date i.e. in the USA we write 02/05/2017 for Feb. 5, 2017 rather than 05/02/2017...just a guess. I was walking my dog though a wooded area in my small WI town (Stoughton) ~15 mi. south of Madison, when I saw a brilliant white flash from behind me, momentarily lighting the path in front of me. I quickly turned around to watch a brilliant green (like a ball from a Roman candle firework) flash turn orange, streak through the NNW sky for ~3 seconds.

Time

I failed to mention that the TIME of my sighting was about 1:30 AM, CST.

Meteor

Just walking home 00.48 on 05 feb 17 and saw what appeared to be quite a spectacular meteorite over didcot oxfordshire. Paul B.

meteor over The Hague, The Netherlands

At 3:45 a.m. I spotted a meteor streaking across the sky towards the west. It was heading from north to south and seemed to burn up before impacting. It seemed larger or closer than any I had seen before. The fire at least seemed to have a triangular shape to it.

In the sky in new York Brooklyn 11212 Brownsville

I saw something small white, it flew across the sky sooo fast I I've no idea what it was my mom and sister even saw it 12:03am

In the sky

I swear walking down the street I saw something small white fly so fast across the sky 12:03am wtf was out I need to know even my sister saw

I saw a green fireball at

I saw a green fireball at 23:50 but it appeared for 5 seconds and the disappeared but for those 5 seconds I saw the trees around me and the field next to me show as if a light was shinning as bright as a kerosene light

Green

I saw a ball of green light appear in the sky with a massive tail and all around me had a form of light shining on the trees and then it was gone but it was a distinctive ball that looked like it was on fire

Metro fireball

On 01-31-2017 at approx 2045 hours I was looking in a Southern direction when I saw a huge orange "fireball". I got my kids and they saw it also. It moved in a S-se direction for approx 15 minutes. It was very bright orange and NO it wasn't the sun setting. It went down and then it was gone. I was shocked and surprised.

space debris seen coming down just south of Austin, Texas

Last night around 6pm while traveling south toward Lockhart, Texas. we saw what appeared to be space debris hit our atmosphere in the direction of east to west. It was very large and we were kind of able to compare the piece against a commercial airliner that was just leaving the Austin Bergstrum international airport. The piece hit our atmosphere on it's side and almost looked like a long pipe with something attached to its end. The piece was very large by what we could tell. Against the shadow of the departing plane the debris was about one and a half the plane's length.

fire ball meteorite?

I saw a meteorite at around 6:40 this morning near Wendover, going towards Québec, it was low and to me it was about the size of a cantaloupe, I wonder if any one else saw something, I did mot hear anything

Sighting

I live in Gatineau Quebec Canada and was leaving for work at 6:30 this morning when a bright light in the sky caught my eye. I thought it was perhaps a shooting star with the way it was travelling across the sky but it was bigger and brighter and seemed to have a bit of a glowing trail ... I've never seen anything like it and stopped my car for a second to watch it go ... Definitely not a plane, lol ... It was beautiful! It was travelling across the sky NW...

unidentified

My partner and I were running up Gamelin in Gatineau Park around 6:30 or so this morning. We also saw this object. It had staying power and we thought it was a rocket and not a shooting star, didn't seem to fade, travelled a good distance across the sky, south to north. There was no vapour trail and no sound. It must have been a meteorite.

Im from Somerset tx

Im from somerset tx i saw a big orange yellow light falling from the sky i thought it was a shooting star at first but i saw it was too big i was like woooow wtf!!!!

Saw a big ass orange yellow

Saw a big ass orange yellow light i thought it was a shooting star at first but no it was way to big i was like wtf wooooow

Meteor 1/30/2017 ~6:10am

Saw the biggest, brightest and longest meteor I've ever seen this morning. Around 6:10 this morning I was traveling northbound on I-45 when a meteor appeared from out of the "northern" portion of The sky traveling straight down to the ground. It was the latest Myers in duration I've ever seen. This gave me time to take note of it's brilliant yellowish/white color fireball to tail. The tail had what I can only describe as thousands of tiny stars. Unlike most I've seen this one didn't fade, it appear to have come to a dead stop and suddenly disappeared. It was so bright that I didn't notice the flashing light from the airplane that was nearby until it was gone. What an amazing and magical site. I always feel lucky to witness such an event but this takes the cake.

I first i thought it was a

I first i thought it was a shooting star but it ws so big it made my jaw drop i said woow wtf! Look look and pointed at the orange yellow falling light

Meteor 1/30/2017 ~6:10am

Saw the biggest, brightest and longest meteor I've ever seen this morning. Around 6:10 this morning I was traveling northbound on I-45 when a meteor appeared from out of the "northern" portion of The sky traveling straight down to the ground. It was the latest Myers in duration I've ever seen. This gave me time to take note of it's brilliant yellowish/white color fireball to tail. The tail had what I can only describe as thousands of tiny stars. Unlike most I've seen this one didn't fade, it appear to have come to a dead stop and suddenly disappeared. It was so bright that I didn't notice the flashing light from the airplane that was nearby until it was gone. What an amazing and magical site. I always feel lucky to witness such an event but this takes the cake.

Sky Flash in Oklahoma

I went outside at 6:15 am today, 1-30-2017, and out of the corner of my eye I saw a white flash. I turned east and saw the coolest thing I will likely see in my lifetime. A meteor hitting the atmosphere and exploding! It look like a long thinish stream of light that had a bit of orange but was mainly white, and after it faded I could see very tiny balls of white/orange light shoot out from where it had burst. I live out in the country where there are no city lights near Bristow, Oklahoma. I just hope SOMEONE managed to get a video of this beautiful sight.

Saw this in Houston Texas

Saw the biggest, brightest and longest meteor I've ever seen this morning. Around 6:10 this morning I was traveling northbound on I-45 when a meteor appeared from out of the "northern" portion of The sky traveling straight down to the ground. It was the latest Myers in duration I've ever seen. This gave me time to take note of it's brilliant yellowish/white color fireball to tail. The tail had what I can only describe as thousands of tiny stars. Unlike most I've seen this one didn't fade, it appear to have come to a dead stop and suddenly disappeared. It was so bright that I didn't notice the flashing light from the airplane that was nearby until it was gone. What an amazing and magical site. I always feel lucky to witness such an event but this takes the cake.

Aqua blue streak in Texas on 01/30/2017

Saw the most beautiful color this morning while driving to work! Flashed line that moved so fast. Was gone as quick as it appeared, but so beautiful. In euless tc at 6:15 am hwy 121 heading north. First time for me to see!

I saw it too!!

It was an amazing shade of blue!! It was huge and last a long time in the sky. I saw it about that same time from Houston.

Bright light flashed at 6:16am

I just saw what looked like a huge shooting star meteor enter the atmosphere--looked like a big firework shooting toward the earth

Green ball fell from sky

Green ball fell from sky today a litle before 5pm in mansfield mass. Lost sight of it behind my house.

Green and white light seen tonight 1-30-2017

Saw something flash in the sky right here in Austin TX tonight. It flashed green at the end. But did not see what caused it....Lots of sightings for several days. Does anyone know what is causing these sightings??

Green light falling from sky

It is 3:21 in the morning and about 20 minutes ago I was watching tv when I saw a green light fall from the sky. It almost looked like a firework but I hardly doubt it at this time in terms morning and being that it is about 40° outside. I have never seen anything like it. I live in Alamo, TX.

I also noticed a bright white

I also noticed a bright white flashing light in the cloudy sky. It reminded me of a camera on continuous flash or lightening but just in one spot. Approximately around 3am January 29th 2017. Niles Michigan

meteor ?

Motupipi - Goldenbay - Takaka, NZ 9:50pm Bright light with smoke plume trail veering across the sky losing altitude just after sunset.