When it comes to unexpected skywatching opportunities, fireballs are one of the most exciting. Pieces of various types of space debris flying through Earth's atmosphere in a blaze of glory can be an eye-catching sight, and Florida residents were treated to just such a sight in the early evening hours of Tuesday night.
According to NASA, over 60 reports of a strange flash in the dark night sky came flooding into their tip lines, and the group has since confirmed that it was indeed a fireball.
A bright object that streaked across the Texas sky during the day April 4, originally believed to be a meteor burning up as it entered Earth's atmosphere, was actually a flying jet and its contrail, a NASA scientist has confirmed.
U.S. defense officials have said that an “unidentified” fireball that was seen streaking across the skies over three western states, including Arizona, California and Nevada on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 was in fact Russian space de...
Skywatchers from Louisiana to Virginia saw a mysteriou?s light as it blazed through the sky
An unidentified fireball was spotted blazing across the night sky in Oregon on Friday. Video (around the 1-minute mark above) shows the bright object move through the air for several seconds before going out of view. Witnesses of th...