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White Fire ball. Richmond Indiana.

On 10/18/2017 About 10 pm. My husband just pulled away from a stoplight and I just happened to look up and saw a white ball of fire with a little blue and green edges. I told him to look and he looked in the wrong direction and didn’t see it. I couldn’t believe it was so close about 25 feet in front of us. It only was in the sky for about three to five seconds but I can’t say in the sky for it was below the street lights and went out about 5 foot from the ground. I was amazed that it stayed in front of the truck with him picking up speed. I told my husband that it looked like someone shot a fire arrow. I don’t think he believed me till I started reading to him other sightings, and they were just like I had told him I had seen. I would like to know what it was. If it was a meteor, it had to be a nice size. Thanks for letting me tell my experience. I wish I had my cell phone on to record it.

I saw the same thing in

I saw the same thing in northwest indiana 10/20/17 about 1245 am I was walking my dog when out of nowhere this huge green ball of light almost looked like a shooting star that's what I thought it was at first shoots in front of me. It looked really close to the ground though so I don't know if it couldve been a shooting star. Been doing research which led me here. Just trying to figure out what it was kind of weird.

i saw it also

9pm in crown point out for our nightly walk. we are central time and you are eastern so we saw the same thing

light in sky 10-18-17

Seen a green light with white tail. Approximately 9 pm over orland park, Illinois. I would say from NE to SW was trajectory.

Quail Lake CA

Saw a large ball with a tail fall from the sky at about 12:30 or 1am maybe. It was right before I noticed the Quail Lake sign. I think it was blue. Thought it was a plane because it was so big and I freaked out. Anyone else see it?

Green Light SoCal 10/19/17

1:01 am (PST) in LA (I'm on the westside around Venice/Santa Monica) just saw a gren light fall from the sky from the west to the east very slowly. Was actually sitting on the roof of my building and saw it from the corner of my eye, looked up and watched it fall slowly and dissappear. It was very bright green. I googled it to see what it might be and it brought me to this forum and I figured I'd go ahead and comment in case anybody else.was interested. Pretty cool to see!

Meteor or something across sky

I was at Walmart in yuba city and I was looking north towards my wife when she said wow shooting star. As I turn 180 degrees I was able to see a very fast moving object on fire for about two seconds until it exploded into many different colored pieces and then it just vanished. No trails nothing just exploded and gone. Weird....

green colored meteor/debris

Central Illinois 40 degrees N - 88 degrees W looking east saw spectacular disintegrating meteor or debris enter the atmosphere from north to south. Burned brightly for about 3 seconds several little pops right before it burnt out completely. Was about 9:15 pm local time. (02:15 am GMT)

Meteor

Saw small green light falling down and yellow light behind breaking off in pieces tonight...

Fast orange ball in sky

I was standing outside in SW arkansas tonight at exactly 7:12 central time and happen to look up and seen a bright orange ball flying really fast across the sky. Only reason I have am exact time because I was calling my mom at the time and it disappeared into the trees as soon as she answered. What could this be??????

Bright orange ball

I am in the midwest and saw it in the southern sky and then the eastern sky around the same time - although it appeared to not be moving.

Green streak in sky

Ok so I'm glad to see I'm not on drugs! I have seen other post the same light I saw today approximately at 3pm over Long Island NY I have to say it saw an amazing sight to see and it also was something I have never seen before. Anyone else happen to see this too.

Meteor or small plane

At 3:00 pm today as we were driving on taconic pkwy in Hopewell Junction NY we saw a small plane or meteor falling out of sky

I'm on Long Island in NY and

I'm on Long Island in NY and I believe I saw the same streak you saw it was a bright greenish glow that raced across the sky at approximately 3pm 10-18-2017. I would of sworn I was losing it I had my older daughter with me an she saw it too! It was pretty amazing to see

Fireball

I saw the same thing around the same time on cape cod, MA

I'm from Plainsboro,NJ and

I'm from Plainsboro,NJ and saw the same right after 3pm. It was a short streak from where I was, and right before disappearing it the neon green color intensified.

At 10:01, 10/17/2017, I saw a

At 10:01, 10/17/2017, I saw a fiery ball with a tail fall from the sky in whiting, Indiana

A falling asteroid?

In Karori, Wellington - seemed much bigger than a shooting star, a bright orange / yellow light going south-east, falling, faded out. A falling asteroid?

Green light

I was sitting in my car and I saw this mysterious light flash by the sky. On 10/9/17.

I saw something I have no idea what it possibly was!

I’m going to say I saw a shooting star tonight. It was so close and visible looked huge. I saw a bright white orb with a vague blue, white tail and maybe a little greenish something in the white flash. It lasted for less then a second im so lucky I didn’t blink I had complete open visibility when it appeared and disappeared. I thought I was going crazy I was with so many people and nobody saw it. All on there phones. I saw in the corner of my eye a young woman looking in same direction but stunned then when she was able she told her friend next to her if he saw it. He replied you must be tired and scared. She agreed but I was freeking out nobody I was with saw it!!! Such beautiful bright for the most part white orb. I confirmed with her I saw it and she asked what was it. Unable to rationalize I responded white fire ball lol she was prob like dumb @&$. What an awesome thing to witness. I was at universal studios Hollywood LA California around 1ish am going up the escalators but in the balcony part with complete visibility over me. Not under glass part!

Yes about 830 pm i saw a

Yes about 830 pm i saw a green thing fall from the sky.im from Massachusetts.i think it was october 8 th.it was much larger than a star and came much closer to earth than stars do.atleast it looked that way.

I think I saw a meteor fall out the sky but IDK

Y'all I am not on drugs but I am out side taking my dogs out it's 1:00am in California Pacific standard time and I am looking at the stars cuz the part I am from u can see the stars but it's very clear tonight and I turn around to he'd back inside to my apartment an I see a big meteor or shooting star I don't know what it is cuz it flashed green at the end but we will just call it a meteor I see a big meteor flash green and disappeared behind a big tree that's in front of my apartment idk bitch I am just shook

Low possible Meteor blue and red

In San Bernardino, California, USA, saw a relatively large shining object with red and blue flames coming down in a northerly direction. It seemed low. I could see the changing colors. Wish it could be confirmed and know whereabouts of its landing, if at all.

Saw green ball fall to

Saw green ball fall to earth.it was huge much larger than a shooting star.im in Massachusetts

Green ball of light

At about 11:25pm EST in La Grange, North Carolina, there was a green ball of light that fell from the sky NNW.

Orange light

Saw a bright orange light falling to the north of Whangarei last night 7.30ish - light then went out nd a black blob continued to fall out of sight.

Cluster of Green ? Lights, Pittsburgh, PA 10/13/17 3a EST

Cluster of Green ? Lights, Pittsburgh, PA 10/13/17 3a EST 10/12/17 Thurs night/Fri morning, I saw this around 2 or 3a EST Pittsburgh, PA. The sky was totally dark and cloudy, no stars or moon b/c of cloud coverage. It looked like a vibrant green cluster (about 20?) that appeared, then disappeared (like a bunch of people didn't turn their flash lights on or off at the same time, but close) for 5 seconds max. . No trails that I could see. Just green lights coming on shutting off, 2x. Almost in the same place in the atmosphere. It was the only light that came through the clouds, or I suppose possibly from below, but there were no light sources. They just appeared for a few seconds as a cluster, then "shut off," not simultaneously, but close. Kind of like the end of a fire cracker. Very defined vibrant green circles, not geometric. Thinking some kind of meteor cluster that burned up maybe? I've been googling it for WAY too long. Time to talk to humans...

Green fireball seen in sky around 8:30pm

As I drove home down Rt. 12 I saw a green lit ball arch across the sky. At first I thought it was a shooting stat but it was much larger and looked like a green fireball.

Meteor

At 10:45pm eastern est. I saw a meteor, go straight north, with red tail. Please tell me I'm not imagining it.

Observation

Saw an object burning down on the night of the 12th of October. The emitting light was blue and green. It seems to have split into multiple smaller burning objects before disappearing. Direction of view was north west. I'm in Sultanate of Oman specifically the capital Muscat. Dose anyone know what it was?

Fast moving light

At 0630 this morning from Vero Beach, Florida, in the Northen sky. Moving from West to East.This object was fast moving. The white light would intensify then fade, then appear again as a bright white light, but at some distance from its fade point. I witnessed this cycle 3 Times.

Meteor sighting

Standing at back door of house in Frickleton street, Taradale looking NNE - watched meteor start at about 45 - 60 degree elevation ending NE by N AT approx elevation of 20 degrees. Long yellow tail with yellow and white ball at head. Quite impressive.

I also saw that at 5.00

I also saw that at 5.00 Wednesday morning in taradale 11 the Oct 2017.

Something burning red and blue shot across the sky.

I was driving in El Sobrante hills in Northern California and a bright red and blue burning object went across the sky, at first I thought it was a star but it was too large and did not seem to burn out like a star. It appeared faster than a shooting star and seem to get bigger in size when it zoomed across the sky horizontally.

Daylight Meteor

Out catching the sunset in Raglan and was audience to a bright white light trailing through the sky leaving a short white trail as it went. Definitely too fast to be a plane I would say so possibly a daylight meteor. Caught a few shots on camera if interested.

evening meteor

yeah b great to c u pics...so i can see if same thing seen in warkworth it was real bright...saw another around 9.40 was moving real fast through souhtern cross heading north..seemed to slow then off again heading north but was way high ..then came down seemed to stop that one was orange?

strange light in sky

My wife and I saw something strange last night at about 7.30pm while out shopping in Hamilton at the base, saw a light with what seemed like a tail , seemed to fall vertically from where we were, very slowly, and then we lost it behind some clouds, seemed to head away towards the west coast or in that direction, we watched it for between 5 to ten minutes, I did video it on my phone but it is not that clear, I guess we saw the same thing

Forgot to say I am in

Forgot to say I am in Havelock North, Hawke's Bay.

Falling star

I think I saw a very bright leaf-green falling star about 5:00 am Wednesday 11 October 2017. It appeared to come from the north. I was watching the moon in the same area when this green light caught my attention.

strange light seen from Hamilton

My wife and I were shopping at the base in Hamilton, at about 7.30pm tonight we noticed a strange light in the sky, it was almost like a jet stream but vertical , there was a white light with what seemed to be a white tail falling vertically at a slow rate, it slowed to a stand still and the tail disappeared and the light moved behind some cloud, I have never seen anything like it, very strange, we watched this for at least 10 minutes, I am not sure what it was but I am sure it wasnt a flare or anything like that,

bright stripe over waikato sky

a clearly visible bright stripe with a distinctive head and tail resemblng a shooting star but very slow almost as if stationary was seen by me and my 2 kids as we were driving west on collins road temple view waikato this evening on october 12 , 2017, at approximately 7:30 pm. we watched it for several minutes before it disappeared behind the clouds. it appeared to be heading downward at a 45 degree angle toward the ground

falling object

At 9:07 P.M. on 10/10, I was standing in my driveway in Seneca Falls, NY facing west when I saw an object falling straight down from the sky. I have never seen anything fall at such an angle, like the sky was opening up like a zipper. It had a blue green tail with a bright white head. When it fell out of sight it seemed like a bomb exploding, lighting up the sky for a split second.

I saw something fall from the

I saw something fall from the sky on October 8th 8pm pacific standard time. It was orange. It looked like a meteor. We have had devastating wildfires since then in Northern California starting around 10- mindinght that night. I didn't say anything, no one else seemed to see this. I've only heard of one other person that may have caught it on a dash cam. I don't want to be the crazy person that says they saw something fall from the sky.

14 reports I see now from 10/8 evening

https://www.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/event/2017/3607

I saw several white balls of

I saw several white balls of light , with blue behind it flash across the screen sideways during the wildfires. Seemed unnatural! I also heard prior reports of sightings!

You are not Crazy!

Four young men near Clearlake said they saw blue lit balls fall from the sky before that fire started... and look what I found.. https://www.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/event/2017/3618 15 other reports up and down the coast- with 4 at the same time you reported in the same area. What is going on? You are not crazy. Was it a meteor storm? A strange attack? So odd.

Meteor?

At 5:15am this morning in Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, a huge bright white and blue light streaked straight down from the sky (the angle seemed almost exactly vertical). It appeared next to the Pleiades star cluster. It lit up the sky and clouds before it went behind a low cloud where I could still see it. Looking through the cloud I could see a round shape at the front of the light. It appeared to burn out quite close to the ground.

meteor?

Approx 5.10am this morning. Out walking my dog (Bombay hills, South Auckland). Incredible light display, like a massive skyrocket. Night sky location, falling around east to south/east. Long tail before exploding.

What did i see?

I saw a pinkish/orange line very quickly shoot across the sky (only short) around 5:20am looking out towards brookby from Randwick Park

Bright Star/ball

This morning at approximately 6-6:30, there was a very bright star or ball iIn the east. I was heading east in North Western NM, near Caplin and Des Moines. I had the bright star in sight for about 25 minutes and it seemed to stay in one spot. I thought it might be the Eastern star. Then at approximately 6:50, it suddenly fell toward thEarth heading south and disappeared. This is my second post as I felt I needed to give more details about time and location. Can anyone tell me what this might be?