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Iowa

I saw something I would say four times as big as I've ever seen a shooting star/meteor in my 36 years. It looked huge from Iowa driving West at around 11ish. It was North West of interstate 80. It fell from a slight angle from South to North St a rapid pace. It slowly degreased in size as it fell and seemed like it would impact Earth. I was greatly concerned and continued to watch for aftermath of impact. Saw nothing.

Dame response

I also thought there may be impact the super moon must be dragging stuff down

Shooting star

Large object seen burning through the sky at about 4:05-4:10am 3rd December 2017. Blue and white streak from north travelling south lasted less than a second.

Where did u see it ? What time zone are you in ?

I saw one over KS, near New Cambria, near I-70 E MM 262 on 12-3-17 at about 12:26 AM CT. It was traveling NE w/ sparks coming off of it. I didn’t see any blue color , but I only saw it a second or 2. Did anybody else see this ?

York Pa siting streaking light falling from sky

About 3:12am I saw a flying ball of light with a streaking light following it diagonally falling down from the sky. Looks like it would have landed within a atleast a mile from my home

Possible meteor in Maryland

Around 3:10 AM on December 2nd, 2017, I witnessed something burning falling from the sky in Mechanicsville, Maryland, USA

Saw it to

I saw the same thing in Dayton Ohio.

I saw it in cumberland md

I saw it in cumberland md around the same time as well.

Meteor

At approximately 3:10 am on December 2, 2017 in Over tonight Pa, I witnessed a burst of light in the sky and then a fast ball of light falling from the sky.

Green Ball of Light Sighting Falling From the Sky

At approximately 3:20 am on December 2, 2017 in Farmingville, NY, I witnessed a burst of green streaking ball of light, flashing down from the sky. As quickly as I saw it, it quickly disappeared as it was falling downward from the sky.

I seen it here as well

I seen it here as well (Salem, OH)

I seen it as well in

I seen it as well in ckeveland ohio

Saw it to

I saw the same thing in Dayton Ohio.

7am 25th November 2017 bruton

7am 25th November 2017 bruton somerset uk a small green light, like a shooting star, came down and vanished before landing quite low down.

Vanishing star

Tonight at approximately 9pm my wife and I were looking at the sky just as the stars were coming out and watched a star get really bright then vanish.

I guess it was a meteor I do not know

Today at 5:30 is I saw something in the sky while driving it was a big ball of yellow but no large in from Georgia that's were I saw it loganville to Lawrenceville bit one on camera it only looked like a small speck it was weird because there was a lot of those airplanes that release those cloud things very creepy also it wasn't making any streaks in the sky and it definitely wasn't the moon

Green Commet/Meteorite/Shooting star

Tonight, 29/11/2017 10:30pm approx, we saw some type of object, turquoise green breaking up and burning out. Looking much bigger maybe 10 to 15 times as big as a usual shooting star. As it fizzled out it looked like pieces were breaking off it and it also looked to change colour to orange as it dissipated. Incredible! Was a bit scared at first have never seen anything like it. It was north from where we were looking. We live at North Ryde, Sydney, Australia.

A ball of smoke flying through the sky and then it exploded

Hi I am sitting on a beach in Goa 10am in the morning and I witnessed a stream of smoke flying through the sky a great speed and then all of a sudden it exploded and vanished. What could this have been? Did anyone else see this?

Green ball of light

I seen a big green ball of light falling from the sky like the way a shooting star would fall..from oklahoma city

saskatoon SK canada

saw a large flying greenish blueish white object blasting through the sky with several smaller objects flying in the same path. the smaller ones seemed to die out, but the larger one carried on till i couldent see it. minute or so after it was out of site heard a couple far away rolling booms. dogs went nuts and then the coyotes started cooing (not unusual mind you, but seemed to be timed to well). at 11:50 last night nov 24 near saskatoon SK canada. was this a meteor? was really flying. nothing like shooting stars or ive watched meteor showers and they both seemed wayyyyy farther away.

Burning fire ball

7:10am 25th Nov 2917. Steppes our of the front door to see a large fireball with a long tail, streak across the sky. So bright and strong. No sound with it.

Green object in sky

Seadrift, Texas 77983, Nov. 22, 2017, 18:15, clear sky: While sitting on porch a bright green object was observed by myself and four others as it traversed the horizon west to east. As the object passed it appeared to be shedding small bright bits . . . it was a beautiful sight.

White ball of light shooting though the sky. Midnight

At midnight last night I saw a white ball of light shooting though the sky. It was amazingly never seen anything like it. Location Westbury on severn. Gloucester England

White light in sky

At 8:30 est on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, while driving north, I saw a vertical streak of white light. it was high in the sky, larger than a shooting star, and not a contrail. Bedford, Ohio, USA

green meteor

Saw a green meteor this morning from st Helens on the isle of Wight, it was travelling really fast and broke up into three pieces, I assume this was as it entered our atmosphere.

green light

Just saw a green light flying through the sky in ringaskiddy co cork at 07:20.

Star

About 7.20am was sitting up in bed looking through window when a large yellow ball fell from sky then brook up like a firework Audrey Pugh Wrexham NorthWales

Large Bright Green Ball of Light

Today 7.15am Lincolnshire UK Sat in the conservatory and a great big bright green ball of light (didnt see a tail of any kind) came down at an angle and disappeared behind the rooftops of neighbouring houses. I expected to hear somekind of noise when it hit, but nothing. It was so big though, not a little streak like shooting stars ive seen. Wow, amazing! What was that?!

Ten minutes ago driving

Ten minutes ago driving through kings hill Kent and I see the biggest green meteorite shoot across the sky. Quite scary. I've seen shooting stars but never anything like this. Green leaving a yellow trail behind.

Green ball of fire

I seen it around 9:00 or 10:00 p.m in enterprise al east to west big green ball it lasted maybe 3 sec. then went out

Green ball shooting across sky

Seen 3 x green balls shooting across the sky in Surrey near Gatwick

Green liggt

We saw it too in Wilmington it came down in fields behind our house

Green light

My partner has just seen bright green orb fall from sky into fields be hung our hous

Driving in mid Norfolk saw

Driving in mid Norfolk saw the very same bright green light Very much like the northern lights ! Beautiful

Possible meteor across the Eastern sky 5:30p EST

A bright light streaked across the eastern sky here in Norfolk VA. After a second or two it broke up into 4 or 5 pieces and without a sound. Pretty cool!

I saw it too in Bournemouth,

I saw it too in Bournemouth, UU....shot from east to west, looked like the size of a football! Amazing!

Bright yellow light over North Waikato

Around 9.30ish I saw unusual shape yellowish light in sky. Thought it was a plane but the rather large light didn't flicker intermittent and it was under the cloud so quite low but no sound. I'm use to seeing planes helicopters etc and shooting stars and use to see satelites but this was quite large and well-lit and I could hear some neighbourhood children still outside chattering excitedly about it. It was not fireworks far too large and remained lit while it crossed very slowly above before it eventually dissipated.

Red star

Slow moving red star mistaken for mars is Not mars.

Strange star twinkling red blue white green

So lastnight (23/11/2017 - Manukau, Auckland, NZ) around between 9.30pm me and my boyfriend noticed a strange star quite low in the eastern sky that was flashing multiple colors. Red,blue, green,white. Now my eyesight long range is pretty blurry. If u have bad long sight than u would know that any light from a distance usually looks alot brighter as if if the light around its origin is amplified. The wierd thing about this colorful light is that the light around it was changing shapes? It change from round to more elongated and all i see is the light surrounding becoming bigger and brighter and almost like the shape of a snowflake, like the light around the source was changing shapes. (My bf who has good vision did confirm to me that what i was seeing was correct and that it was moving and the light was becoming brighter and brighter) we looked around and noticed this particular colourful star was the only one blinking different colours and it moved lower in the sky at a slow rate. We headed back into the house and i decided to go back and check about 2 hours later and it was gone. But every other white star thats always in the sky was still there. It was very odd and ive never seen anything like it before. Ive researched and some say its a star that looks different colors because of the light hitting our atmosphere and its position being low. But how come these particular stars move across the sky , change shapes and dissappear? Why is it that every other star we see stays in its same position and only these move? I have seen multiple reports and videos of these sightings across the world. I just want to know if anyone else in my country has seen this.

Multi coloured 'star'

I live in the Waikato, in the country and for over 8 years have gone outside to study the stars. Over the past 2 years there has been a sudden and dramatic change in night activity and 'odd' lights/stars. I have seen the multi coloured one that you describe many times in many sizes in many places, randomly. NO ONE can give me a clear direct convincing explanation. I have also seen many, what I call, 'travelling stars'. These are not satellites as they travel at a very fast consistant speed, in different directions on random days in random areas. Satellite's don't have engines, they can not propell themselves through space. I have also seen, not very often though, extremely large bright bursts of light, like a white explosion, one after another a few times in a row, then nothing. These flashes are so high but so bright, its breath taking. Again, no explanation.... But now, for quite some time, EVERY night, a small, low flying plane sets off at sun down and just circles over Hamilton city, round and round and round. For no reason, every night. I have tried to find out why, but again, each sketchy explanation turns out to be porkies.... I have still not been given one and that plane circles us sleeping evey night for a reason.

Multi coloured 'star'

I like in the Waikato in the country and for over 8 years have gone outside to study the stars. Over the past 2 years there has been a sudden and dramatic change in night activity and 'odd' lights/stars. I have seen the multi coloured one that you describe many times in many sizes in many places, randomly. NO ONE can give me a clear direct convincing explanation. I have also seen many, what I call, 'travelling stars'. These are not satellites as they travel at a very fast consistant speed, in different directions on random days in random areas. Satellite's don't have engines, they can not propelled themselves through space. I have also seen, not very often though, extremely large bright bursts of light, light a white explosion, one after another a few times in a row, then nothing. These flashes are so high but so bright, its breath taking. Again, no explanation.... But now, for quite some time, EVERY night, a small, low flying plan sets off at sun down and just circles over Hamilton city, round and round and round. For no reason, every night. I have tried to find out why, but again, each sketchy explanation turns out to be porkies.... I have still not been given one and that plane circles us sleeping evey night for a reason.

sparkling star like object.

I saw the same thing in the eastern sky at about a 45 degree angle. It was so unusual it caused me to get my binoculars out for a closer look.I watched it for at least ten minutes. It didn't move so I dismissed it as a star and went inside. I am in Tokoroa. I wish now that I had taken a video of it.

just saw a green light flying

just saw a green light flying down the sky really fast in Nowra, Australia

twin white lines falling vertically in sky

Just watched a very slow-moving vertical fall of twin white lines (like those smoke plumes you see from jet planes) at 4.45pm... Did not appear to be travelling across the sky, rather falling from it. Just north west of Invercargill area... Strange

Saw two objects falling from

Saw two objects falling from the sky in Texas appeared to be burning, anyone see this too?

shooting star wasaga beach

saw a bright white shooting star heading north west over the Niagara escarpment! From my home in wasaga beach. hope my wish comes true :)

shooting star wasaga beach

saw a bright white shooting star heading north west over the Niagara escarpment! From my home in wasaga beach. hope my wish comes true :)

Falling Star.

I was walking my dog around midnight a few days ago in Morris Connecticut. From the corner of my eye A bright light caught my attention coming from the other side of the street. I turned and saw what I can only describe as a small comet or meteor-like object falling behind the tree line and as soon as it got low enough it literally disappeared and seemed to flame out. I don’t know what it was but it was really weird. I mean; it can’t be a comet or a meteor but what the heck was it?

3 Red Lights and 1 Green flying really fast

Saw an object in the sky, definitely not an airplane. There was three bright red lights, and 1 subtle green light side of it. It was moving really fast, like a car going 100mph. It went back and forth once, and then suddenly disappeared. This happened around 9:15pm in Miramar, FL

Green long lights in worksop,uk

Just seen like four long green lights going back an forth in the sky,proper strange! Creeeped out!