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Tonight around 9:30pm my

Tonight around 9:30pm my husband and I was outside and we saw a red ball falling from the sky. . It was amazing. . Williamston, South Carolina

Fire in the sky

Tonight I was heading South on I285 and saw what appeared to be a falling star headed towards Hartfield Airport and this was at 9:15pm. I also reported it to Fox 5

Green burning light like a firework but bigger in Alabama

I was out at about 8:45 pm with my dog to check on level of pond when I large green ball with sparkles of flame coming  from the tail appeared. I have witnessed an orange flaming ball of light but this was different.

No sound and looked like it was going to land across the road. No impact noise or vibrations felt.


Meteor sighting

In the night sky at 21.35 while in my garden i saw a burning bright light with a tail moving from the north to east and it disappeared as quickly as it appeared.


I live in a village outside of Aylesbury Buckinghamshire.


This morning around 630 am we seen several meteors falling from sky that really looked like they might hit somewhere over lake Elsinore CA. They appeared out of nowhere and were leaving trails of white smoke in sky.

Looked like a firework

Last night around 930 seen a green light with a tail in the east come straight down near Hanover Ontario. 

Last night around 930 seen a

Last night around 930 seen a green light with a tail in the east come straight down near Hanover Ontario. 

Possible meteor

at around 9:50pm this evening I was stopped at a stop sign here in my hometown of Buckingham  Qc. I witnessed a ball of almost fire like, but whitish & pale greenish in color Jetting  straight down towards the horizon  :) 

possible meteor? 

Was it a meteor??

Driving home from Salisbury towards Southampton (UK) at about 11.30pm we saw the most amazing white light with a tinge of green cross the sky in front of us. It was so vivid and bright, like a firework streak but much more intense.

Light in sky

11.30 Watching television, what appeared to be a comet? in the sky to the east


Green shooting star

Lasr night at about 11.30pm I saw what appeared to be a green shooting star falling down towards earth with a small fireball at the point of it. This was in Hereford. UK. 

i saw it too

I saw it too, it was so bright, it was like nothing I had ever seen before

Green light in sky Indiana

i also saw a green light in the sky. it was very bright, yet this one stood still for a while. after about a minute it began to move. I thought maybe it was just a plane but as much as I sky watch I have NEVER seen a green light so bright. I saw it at about 9:00pm EST in Muncie, Indiana

Yeah I saw it too , Dinas

Yeah I saw it too , Dinas Powys about 15 minutes away from Cardiff city at around 11:30pm, bright green light with massive tail shoot across the sky then disappear behind the clouds 

I saw it too, it was bright

I saw it too, it was bright green, I have no idea what it was. it was like nothing I had ever seen before

Yep, saw it over Brighton.

Yep, saw it over Brighton. Spectacular, never seen anything like it.

Bright light in sky

We saw the exact same thing around 11:30pm over the new forest. If it was a comet/meteor it looked nothing like ones I had seen before!!!

Fireball over Dorset

Driving from Yeovil Somerset to Sherborne last night at approximately 11.30 pm I saw a meteor? Fireball? with 2 streaks very bright white and exploded. Amazing

burning object in tje sky over the islands in grand isle vermont

I was coming home from work about 930 last night and noticed a burning object looked like a plane at first till I was just about under it so I pulled over and observed it moving very fast and all of a sudden it started to to flicker then it was gone crazy


My husband was just coming in from work around 11:15 pm and said Layne come out now!! Looked up and saw an orange ball that was traveling across the sky at a steady pace...then it did about an 80 degree dart to the right then we lost it in the trees!! it was so weird.: we tried to make sense of it but we were still left with a weird feeling and questions!

What was that!?

As I was outside with my pittie for his evening deuce I noticed something unfamiliar in the night sky.
I usually have my phone on me to help pass the time because this dog takes forever but this time I didn't have it which is totally random for me. So I began looking up at the tree line before remembering about a constellation I usually look for if there's nothin good on reddit. So I begin to scan the night sky from left to right above the tree line moving up to the point that my head is all the way back. That's when I see something that startled me out of my right peripherals. I don't usually get frightened by things up there cuz I've seen plenty of shooting stars and satellites in my day.
Anyways, as I'm standing there in the dark I feel like someone turned a light on. It got super bright and I felt the hair raise on the back of my neck. At this point I lose track of time in complete open mouth amazement.
Seeing this thing light up the sky I can't help but think it's a shooting star... wait no it's too bright that can't be a shooting star. How is this thing this bright for this long and it's begun to get brighter and eventually covers the span of my view right to left where it eventually splits into pieces and the brightness fizzles out into the dark. Woah...
What did I just see? a meteor? Or comet or whatever u call it? Something entering the atmosphere?
That was by far the brightest thing I've ever seen in the night sky. It practically lit up the whole field out back.
I remember gasping and saying out loud, "Oh damn! What is that!? Woah... holy smokes... that's insane...!"
I'd say it took about 3-4 seconds to sweep across the sky which felt like an eternity. Nobody else was out there with me. I even looked around to see if someone else had encountered the same sight, but nothin.
Sometimes things like this sound way more intense when reading it but honestly my words don't do this sighting justice. That was crazy.

9/23 - 8:45pm cst

San Antonio, Texas


object streaking over the eastern sky over Tampa,Fl.

Date 09/23/2016 at 2000  hours. 

It was long oval cloud looking formation. Streaking extremely fast the eastern skies over Sputh Tampa Florida tonigh.  What was it?


I live in Liverpool. I have just been travellibg along M57 motorway towards M62 for Manchester. I green/white glowing ball has just shot across the sky in front of me but exploded. Has this been a meteorite

Date 23/9/168

blue/green balls falling from sky


Green fireball meteor?

just seen a green fireball with a long 'tail' over Hollingbury hill in Brighton UK at about 11.35ish scary and three planes moving away on a flight path in another segment of the sky. Looks like there is a lot of these green things being seen judging from other comments today!! ???

Green shooting star?

Just seen a green shooting star appearing to fall to earth, over Hollingbury hill Brighton. 23.30 ish

huge streak of falling

huge streak of falling coloured green and red light  11:34 uk Oxfordshire so shocked just felt like I needed to put it out there 


I live in England,in Rgby town,aroun 100 km from London I have seen large object falling from the sky today at  around 5:50 am. It had very light and bold orange tail and it was falling very fast. I have never seen anything like it. Defo it wasnt a falling star. I thought it was maybe plane or meteor. There was also plane passing it but not the normal passenger one but fast and small one leaving white trail after it. I think authoritis send it to check what was falling.


Guernsey C.I

Around 23:15 saw the largest & brightest shooting star/meteror I have ever witnessed.... at first i honestly thought it was a firework gone wrong, I couldnt beleve how much it lite up the night sky... 

Falling star

Tuesday morning out walking my dog about 5:30ish am. Saw the biggest falling star I think I've ever seen. Didn't last that long but it was pretty awesom. Port Orange Florida

What was that massive light that fell straight down out the sky

What was the light it was massive n fell straight down out of the sky around 8.45pm tonight???????? That was no star or comet it was way to big for that n extremely bright?????

Hi Denise !(?) I saw Same here in Austin Texas @845pm!!?Comment:

Hi Denise...I saw same thing you did st same time here on my roof in SanLeannaTexas(Austin)

Huge bright streak in the sky

I saw it too! You're right it was way too bright and I've also never seen anything similar before. Hard to believe it was a comet or star.

what was that!?

Where was this? I'm sure I

Where was this? I'm sure I saw the same

Green light ball falling from sky

I was just outside, looking up at the twinkling stars always looking for something strange to appear, all of a sudden I see this big Green shooting ball of light shoot downward in the sky, never seen anything like that before. It was way bigger than a star or a plane..kept looking for more, or for the light to fly back upward but it didnt.. I live in groton, Connecticut USA


I saw a bright red streak for about 3 seconds in North Plano tonight around 7 pm Central time. It came in at a 45 degree angle  and disappeared unfortunately. Like a firework, but in reverse. 



Green lights?!

Hi there,

today I woke up about 5:00am to a noise that sounded like glass vibrating, straight after this the sky turned green for about 20sec. In that time all the birds in the nabhourhood woke up at the same time and started chirping uncontrollibly. I felt like the world was coming to an end and was frightend for my life! This was rather strange and I felt like I was losing my mind. If I am just nuts or there was something to this please let me know.


Seen at 9:55pm

Seen the hugest blue light flying by diagnoly from afar, as it entered a lower atmosphere and turned bright green, freaky I liked it, but definitely had to.go online to check up about it weird how its different times for each individual. 

Fireball 9/21/16 approx. 8:25 pm est.

I live in upstate South Carolina and was Outside smking with my father around 8:25pm the sky lit up and the was the biggest shooting star/fireball I have seen in my 33 years. It's was so close i felt I could reach out n touch it. Very large and bright  with a very long tail. Color was bright white/yellowish lasted approx 3-5 sec heading South Southeast then it died out like a fire work and broke apart. Awesome To see I'll tell u I was giggiddy. 

Same fireball seen in Charlotte on 9/21 at 8:23pm

Hey! I saw the same fireball/meteor from Charlotte. It was huge and colorful. Same angle and direction that you saw. Wonder how many other people saw it?


Forgot to say that we are in Upstate NY.

Green fireball

My husband was at work on 9/21/16 and he and a coworker saw a big green ball of fire fall from the sky. He thought it might be a plane at first but it was green.

Green fireball

I saw something green too around 10pm in Central NH last night. 

It was so big, relatively slow for a shooting star, I thought later it looked more like a flare.

big...bright, greenish and broke apart at the end of its run like a firework.

green fire ball

 I too saw a green fire ball shoot across the sky last night was very strange...I was on 495 w in Ma.

Saw fireballs

At around midnight my fatherand Iwitnessed several  fireballs toward the southernskies 10-21-2016. We we saw them from his home in west Longview,Was.

Shooting star

I was standing with the puppy and I saw a shooting star seems like it was right over me so close almost like firework just one going by.



Driving home from work at midnight and saw a large green light ball fall from the sky it looked pretty big...pretty crazy!!..Tennessee


I saw the same thing in Indiana. A little past midnight. Intense

The craziest part was when it

The craziest part was when it was close to the ground it was still glowing bright i thought i was going crazy lol

Shooting star?9/21/16

I am in Central Texas. At 11:05 saw what looked like a large white shooting star, moving SSE almost toward San Antonio. Very bright & went out of sight along the tree line. I've seen hundreds of mentors  & a couple of unexplained objects over Mexico. This was very impressive.