Meteor Shower Calendar 2016

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Dates and Viewing Tips

Meteor Shower-Taurid, by Channone Arif-Wikimedia Commons

Is there a meteor shower tonight, or should you only hope to see a few falling stars (sporadic meteors)?

Channone Arif: Wikimedia Commons

When is the next meteor shower? See the Almanac’s Meteor Showers Calendar for 2016 for the dates of all the principal meteor showers during the year—plus viewing tips.

Meteor Showers Viewing Tips

  • Yes, you can see these meteor showers from ANYWHERE in the sky, provided it’s clear and dark, away from all the city lights. Bright moonlight, within a few days of a full Moon, will also spoil the view, reducing the number of meteors that you will see.
  • Where to look? The best place to start is between the radiant and the zenith (straight above you). The radiant is where the meteors appear to start from, such as the constellation Perseus from which the Perseid meteor showers appear to radiate.
  • When to look? The time of the year for each shower is determined by when Earth in its orbit crosses the stream of meteoroids. On the chart below, see the “date of maximum,” which shows when meteor showers will be the strongest.
  • Note that the “best viewing” times are usually predawn and late evening. In nearly all showers, the radiant is highest just before dawn. (The Geminid meteor showers are visible all night long, since Gemini arises just an hour or two after nightfall; the radiant is highest a little after midnight.) Sporadic meteors (unrelated to a shower and commonly called shooting stars) can be seen on any night, but increase in frequency after midnight and peak just before dawn.
  • Starting around midnight, your location on the globe spins around to the forward-facing half of Earth (in relation to the direction of orbit). At dawn, your location on the globe directly faces the direction in which Earth is traveling along its orbit. So between midnight and dawn, you’ll be viewing the meteors head-on, for a more frequent display.
  • You don’t need any special equipment. In fact, binoculars do not work for meteor showers. The naked eye is best.
  • Spread a blanket on the ground and look up in the dark night sky.

For more information, click here to read our article, “What are Meteor Showers: Facts About Shooting Stars.”

2016 Meteor Showers Calendar

Is there a meteor shower tonight? When is the next meteor shower? What dates do the Perseid and Geminid meteor showers fall on? Find out here!

Note that the meteor shower dates do not change much from year to year. Last year, the Perseid meteor shower was especially magnificent because there was no Moon. Read more about the 2016 Perseid meteor shower and get viewing tips here.

Principal Meteor Showers
SHOWER BEST VIEWING POINT OF ORIGIN DATE OF MAXIMUM* NO. PER HOUR ASSOCIATED COMET
Quadrantid Predawn N Jan. 4 25
Lyrid Predawn S Apr. 22 10 Thatcher
Eta Aquarid Predawn SE May 4 10 Halley
Delta Aquarid Predawn S July 30 10
Perseid Predawn NE Aug. 11–13 50 Swift-Tuttle
Draconid Late evening NW Oct. 9 6 Giacobini-Zinner
Orionid Predawn S Oct. 21–22 15 Halley
Taurid Late evening S Nov. 9 3 Encke
Leonid Predawn S Nov. 17–18 10 Tempel-Tuttle
Andromedid Late evening S Nov. 25–27 5 Biela
Geminid All night NE Dec. 13–14 75
Ursid Predawn N Dec. 22 5 Tuttle
*May vary by one or two days    **Moonless, rural sky    Bold = most prominent
  • “Predawn” means an hour or so before morning twilight. Best time to view most major showers.
  • “Late evening” means approximately between 10 p.m. and midnight (or a little past).

In general, most major meteor showers are best seen after midnight; some do not even appear until after then. Usually, a better time to see them is after 2 a.m., and the best time is about an hour or so just before morning twilight. Geminids, however, can be seen starting earlier, such as around 9 or 10 p.m., until morning twilight. Sometimes Draconids may be visible at nightfall through early evening.

See the monthly Sky Watch for highlights of the night sky and a printable sky map!

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Biggest/longest & brightest I've ever seen!!!

On 9/26/16 at around 2am, located in Indio, Ca(parked nearby to the granite company off of dirt roads near the mountains) I was sitting in a car looking out the door with my door wide open and I noticed literally the biggest & longest shooting star I've ever seen in my life and I've seen plenty from growing up around this area but not any nearly as huge & bright as this one!! It was just so big, fast, bright yet also seemed slow at the same time because of its large, long bright streak it left behind it going straight across the sky from the right to the left (from the east to the west from the direction I was looking up into the sky over the mountains) and the streak/tail of it stayed in the sky for such a long time after it flew across, it could've been compared to how planes look leaving the streak in the clouds but this was definitely a giant shooting star, it was very round like a huge ball with a very bright white light to it and it had big blue spot in the middle of it as it shot across the sky!!! I had never seen one with a blue color before, It was the most amazing thing I've ever seen in the night sky in my life and I wish I could've recited a high definition video somehow to capture how amazing it was!! It was unbelievable for me to have witnessed such a thing... I had to share it somehow and see if anyone else out there was able to see this beautiful shooting star!!?

Bright white ball

At 3:19am on September 16th, 2016. Looking northeast from Salt Spring Island BC I saw a huge white ball - no tail - fell out of the clouds - bolted to earth. Did anyone in the Pacific Northwest see this?

Big white ball

I am in western washington. I saw a giant ball last night around 9pm. It had a little ng tail and was moving north lower in the sky. It was moving slow

Shooting star over southern Alberta

I saw the star burning up slowly across the southern Alberta sky...amazing sight that lasted for about 15 seconds...
(Too bad I didn't have my fancy camera..)

Meteor shower

Did anyone see that meteor tonight in Salem Oregon? It was about 12:15am. Maybe 1000 feet up maximum and basketball sized or larger. Long tail and may have touched down in Keizer, or west Salem maybe? So cool!

I am in Bend and we saw it

I am in Bend and we saw it close to 1200am! So crazy! Probably the biggest meteor I've ever seen with a blue green tail

We saw it just after midnight

We saw it just after midnight! We were right next to the airport in Salem. We want to find it! That is crazy, we have never seen anything like that.

Awesome

Wow it was awesome saw it going down the 22 from Salem to Monmouth OR. Right after the fair around midnight. Great thing to share with my son.while driving home after a great day.

I saw a green light streak

I saw a green light streak across the sky in Newport Oregon for a split second around that time. It was very bright. Unfortunately I didn't get it on camera. I did get photos of Yaquina Head Lighthouse on a backdrop of stars. https://edwardlouiephotography.smugmug.com/Travel/Oregon-Coast-2016/

we saw the same thing from

we saw the same thing from Saginaw, Michigan tonight.

Meteorite in night sky over Ottawa

Saw a meteorite in night sky over Ottawa, Ontario around 11:30 ish August 29th . It was green in colour. Very cool.

Just saw a green shooting star (10:45pm EST)

Just saw a green shooting star looking from Somerville, MA in North West direction over Arlington, MA. Lived here my entire life and never had seen such a site. Mostly because of the city lights. Super Cool.

Huge Green Meteor 8/29/2016

I saw a very large fire ball so big it looked as though I could have ran and caught it. It had a green hugh.

Huge green shooting star

I saw the same huge green shooting star driving down highway 69 just south of the French River in Ontario. It was so bright I removed my foot off the gas and waited for a boom.

Location of sighting

Where were you when you saw the fireball Nikki?

Just saw (1:30 am) a green

Just saw (1:30 am) a green shooting star fall down over NJ, looking at it from downtown manhattan. Beautiful, caught the corner of eye when a green light popped in the sky then it quickly trailed down and disappeared. So awesome

Just saw a green shooting

Just saw a green shooting star fall down over NJ, looking at it from downtown manhattan. Beautiful, caught the corner of eye when a green light popped in the sky then it quickly trailed down and disappeared. So awesome

Comet sighting

I saw a comet over Lake Wallenpaupack, Hawley PA August 23,2016, it was spectacular Huge fireball with long trail,The sky was bright for 9:15pm

Astronomy Photography.

The Aug, 11th, & 12 show was the 2nd best I've seen. The best was in Jan, this year. Got some great shots. Got one that just Exploded right in front on my lens. Awesome show on the morning of Jan, 4th. Beautiful.

We also saw a shooting star

We also saw a shooting star here in Ventura, CA at 10:05 pm heading west with a falling appearance and also had that bright orange straight line.

August 5th, western sky, what was it?

Tonight at precisely 956 pm i saw an extremely large bright orange straightline light that had a falling appearance in the western sky. It was rather low on the horizon directly below what i assume to be one of the visible planets tonight. I watched in amazement for about 60 seconds as i attempted to process what it could be. Should have gotten video but just froze up staring at it. Was not what i typically see with a shooting star, kinda creepy. Anyone else see this tonight?

shooting star

I saw a beatiful shooting star sat 23rd july at 12.15am so sun 24th really was so big n white left a visible white line for 2 mins in sky afterwards amazing

FALLING LIGHTED OBJECT LETHBRIDGE, AB

I just seen a lighted falling object just to the north end of the city of Lethbridge, AB. aprox 11:35 to 11:40pm
Were there any objects caught on video to explain what it was ?

What is the best location to watch in or around Charlotte, NC?

What is the best location to watch meteor showers in or around Charlotte, NC?

Chinese Rocket

What many of you saw last night in Utah and Nevada and California was a Chinese rocket disintegrating in the atmosphere. See more: http://spaceweather.com/

Meteor Shower? So Utah 22:35

We saw it!!! Looked like a huge firework going sideways following the curve of the earth. Strange flashing green lights near the tail. Thought maybe it was an explosion! Very fortuitous to see it.

1040 pm series of lights in sothern sky, Ut.

I saw series of lights go across the southern skyline from west to east, looked to be above Bountiful, Ut. Did anyone else see it?
My son's friend took a video of it.

Meteor shower July 27th 2016

There was a huge meteor shower around 10:35ish in Moab Utah! Me and 9 other people saw a green flash and a seeming firework shower comet looking went across the sky for about 2 minutes. Did anyone else see anything!!

Is there a meteor show tonight in central caf

We just saw a huge shooting star over eastern Clovis Calif area at 9:35 p.m.

First Falling Star

Just saw my first falling star in the pre-dawn hours. Might have been Delta Aquarid. Very cool!

meteor ? over Sandfire NW Western Australia 19 Jul 2016 1830

Tonight we sighted a fireball with orange/light blue tail tracking westerly to east over Sandfire Roadhouse at about 1830 it appeared to burn out in the direction of Broome. Would appreciate any positive feedback

meteor

Is there a night of the year 2016 has no meteor shower?

fallen star and shooting stars

On June 30th 2016 around 10 PM me and a buddy seen a fallen star blue fell s8 down disappeaed last maybe 10 15 sec maybe less with in 15 min of that we wintsed 3 shooting stars and a bunch air planes circling the area multiple times in Florida

Meteor shower & Halley's Comet

It's May 5th & I'm sitting here remembering every memorie I have of my oldest son who would be turning 33 on the 7th. This year is the same as when he was born. He was born @ 12:44am May 7th and I took him home on Mothers Day May 8th. He's been gone just about 1/2 as long as I had him. And the sadness is almost unbearable. I'm going out to the cemetery & spend the night with him and watch the meteor shower & hopefully get to see Halley's Comet. While y'all are all watching what I'm sure will be an amazing show please send a prayer my way to a Momma missing her son. Thank you & God bless you all

Love This issue

Love This issue

NE Florida meteor ?

Hi, In NE Florida, on May 1st around 10p (not sure of exact time) I saw a very large and very bright "shooting star." I was looking northeast and it appeared to travel south before exploding into green sparkles. It was less than 45 degrees above the horizon. I was startled because I thought it was headlight of an airplane coming into JAX. Super bright and seemed to last forever - although I''m sure it was closer to 2 seconds. I've looked at other reports and don;t see one for this event so thought I was share it.

Saw a shooting star Saturday night April 23rd 2016

I saw one in new Jersey it was amazing, never seen one before felt unreal.

I saw the shooting star

I saw the shooting star Saturday night April 23rd it was amazing, felt unreal.

29 march 2016 blue/green then poof orange in FLORIDA

To Miami I saw this huge comet meteor thing fly across the sky, green blue it was then it faded to a dusty orange and poof it was gone... cannot find anywhere on the web that tells me what it was.. only that others have seen this too.

can anyone help or point me in the correct direction please... thank you

Large green falling meteor in Indiana!

On April 15th at about 11:30pm CST I was driving and saw a large green what I am assuming was a meteor of some type with a long tail streak across the sky for an impressive length. I have seen many falling stars but nothing like this. It was magnificent!

Reply to Lis

Reply to Lis...I'm so glad you wrote that about the green falling star or meteorite because my husband and I saw the same thing at the same time from Celina, Ohio! It was beautifu! Never saw one like that.

Windermere (Orlando, FL area) at 11:10pm

Saw a cluster(20 large bulbs) of bright lights with long tail traveling at helicopter speed at first and orange color. Then did 45 degree turn about 40 miles away and went exponentially fast and turned white in color. Wondering if any one knows if any comets were due to be in area?

M.I.B Ain't Ready

I witnessed a meteor at 6:05 AM this morning in Chicago. It started off slow, then somebody pressed the little red button and it shot into hyper speed. It happened so fast but was still a beautiful sight to see with my own eyes. Now I'm on the lookout for more. I don't know what I see when I look up at the stars, but I do know I could be "Agent R".

So happy to find this page. I

So happy to find this page. I too saw a bright ball with a very long tail of red yellow and green pass right before me on i-91 Springfield Ma this morning around 4:30 am. It was magnificent.

Meteorite siting 4:30 am New Jersey

Was outside at 4:35 am in Bordentown NJ when a bright flashing light, arc light, then a long streak following was seen in the sky. The light was like a helicopter spot light in the sky. The whole yard lit up.

Witnessed falling object from sky

Heading eastbound on i 70 passing through Frederick md @ approximately 4:35 am a friend and I witnessed a very bright green object with a very very long yellow trail falling from the sky north of Frederick. The green object flashed once bright like lighting and then a second time even brighter then the first and it was gone. Any idea what it was?

Green light

I saw the same thing too and wanted to search what it was and came across this web page. I was outside when I saw like a green light blue-ish light. At first I thought it was a helicopter or something but when I looked up I saw the second time it showed its color (with a bit of red& yellow too) and made some noise and then it disappeared leaving a trail of dust or something. I'm pretty sure it was a meteorite that was entering our atmosphere which then got fried up and got disintegrated by the atmosphere which caused it to make that light when it was being destroyed.

Meteor with a green light at 4:35ish in New York, Long island

I saw the same thing too and wanted to search what it was and came across this web page. I was outside when I saw like a green light blue-ish light. At first I thought it was a helicopter or something but when I looked up I saw the second time it showed its color (with a bit of red& yellow too) and made some noise and then it disappeared leaving a trail of dust or something. I'm pretty sure it was a meteorite that was entering our atmosphere which then got fried up and got disintegrated by the atmosphere which caused it to make that light when it was being destroyed.

Meteorite seen Feb.14,2016 at 4:30 am

I'm a truck driver for the post office. I was heading to wheeling ,west Virginia and at 4:30 am I called my wife and my mother told them I saw a meteorite all different colors with a long flame following it. Craziest thing I ever saw. I reside in Galloway,Ohio and was heading out from Columbus toward Wheeling,West Virginia

Meteor

Was driving to work on the 133 headed west in Southern California at approximately 6:41, when suddenly a bright object fell from the north to south. It was bright out, and the object was very bright across the whole sky, and had a sparkle to it that I've not seen in other "shooting stars" .

Amazing Meteor

Saw the same meteor in Southern California driving West on the 91 freeway. Sighting lasted about 3 seconds. What a wonderful way to start the day.

Meteor sighting???

0230 today, Feb. 10/16. VERY bright light which first I thought sheet lightening but could not be. Almost pulsating, twice seconds then gone. I did not see directly, light through blinds. No cars or anything else. Brighter than that would be. Appeared basically from SE.

meteor?

At 21:15 on the 9th February saw a bright light with flames falling from the sky and landing in a paddock close by, followed by a bright glow through the trees on impact.

Toowoomba, Australia.

About 30 minutes ago I saw a

About 30 minutes ago I saw a beautiful bright glow followed by a blue-green tail.
It was quite large in appearance. What a joy to see such an amazing image in the night sky.
Brisbane Australia.

Shooting star feb 8th?

I was washing my sons bottle maybe 10 min ago so 440am New Brunswick time. And i saw what looked like a shooting star(never seen one in person before) but it was a bright almost like a neon green? All the videos ive ever saw they looked more yellow...wish i got it on tape. So my question is was it actually a shooting star?

Green shooting star

Interesting! Yes, it was probably a shooting star. Most shooting stars do indeed appear to be white or yellow. This is because iron, which is the most common element found in meteors, glows yellow. However, there are sometimes more rare green glows in the trail of a shooting star, which indicates the presence of burning copper.

shooting star

Traveling from Sackville NB to our home in NH, we too saw this incredible site over NB!
Most beautiful thing I have ever seen in the night sky!

Shooting stars Feb1, 2016 11:00pm

Tonight I seen a dozen shooting stars, I varied it on an app showing stars. I didn't see it posted anywhere.. Do they just appear out of no where?

minor meteor showers

It could be that you were seeing a minor meteor shower. In addition to the major showers that occur every year, such as those listed in our 2016 Meteor Showers Guide, there are also minor meteor showers (those that produce less than 10 meteors per hour at peak activity).

The following link from the American Meteor Society predicts activity for this week.

http://www.amsmeteors.org/2016/01/meteor-activity-outlook-for-january-30...

Hope this helps!

meteorite

Sunday night January 31, 2016 at 7:00 pm I saw a fireball that went all the way to the horizon. East of
Decatur, Alabama near the Tennessee River. Did anyone else see this?

Tonight I saw the brightest

Tonight I saw the brightest falling star in New Jersey, fell from the sky, green to white. Looking west from Princeton area at 6:15pm est. Looked amazing almost unreal! Looking for confirmation somewhere online.

Yes I saw something over

Yes I saw something over Baltimore. Little later. Biggest fastest firiest thing I ever saw.

Check out

Check out lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com Lots of people saw this one, including me in north central PA. I saw a massive green fireball that exploded at the end. It was amazing.

Shooting star?

A humongous shooting star or comet with tails shot across the sky in Chevy Chase last night around 6:15 pm. It was beautiful

There are reports from

There are reports from several states that a fireball was seen on January 30. For more information, see the American Meteor Society page:  http://www.amsmeteors.org/

Falling Star, Naples, FL

I saw what was quite possibly the brightest falling star I have ever seen tonight. It was around 7:30 p.m. in the Western sky in Naples, FL. Absolutely stunning.

Just saw bright falling star

Just saw bright falling star , Utica Ohio!

Fireball in the sky

I saw a very large fireball tonight over Baltimore a while after six pm. Trail of fire behind it. Never saw anything that big or that fast. Another person saw the whole thing. Over in a split second. Anybody else see it.

Yes I saw it too. A long

Yes I saw it too. A long firey blaze zoomed past my house Baltimore md.

Tonight January 28the 2015 at

Tonight January 28the 2015 at a few minutes past midnight In South east London I saw a bright white shooting star speed across the sky. I only saw it for a couple of seconds but it was beautiful!!

Sorry 2016 lol I'm still

Sorry 2016 lol I'm still stuck in last year

Bluish/greenish shooting star

Bluish/greenish shooting star

Last night 1/25/16 at around 10:50 pm I saw a bluish/greenish shooting star.. It looked big. I saw it on the freeway by Thousand Oaks, CA when I was on my way to work.

Green shooting star

At approx 9:42pm in SE sky of northeastern Pennsylvania I watched as a magnificent bright green "star ?" Fell above me. It turned from green to bright white as it descended and then was outted!!! I do see these at least 2 or 3 times a year, usually all within same area!!

I also seen a green shooting

I also seen a green shooting star around the same time I was driving on 93 heading south I was around the MA RI state line

Jan 19 fireball Millbury MA

Driving 4:24pm Millbury Ma a huge, bright, fast fireball shoots down through the atmosphere! Most amazing fireball I've ever seen!! And yet I haven't seen any news about it?? Wish I could posts pics on here... It was amazing. Anyone with info about it?? I'd love to hear!!

Shooting star over melbourne

Hi, saw a large shooting star last night over Port Phillip Bay approx. 8.30pm. Travelling towards north-east. Very bright green as it was burning. Sky was still very light, (sun was just setting) but it still managed to catch my eye.

spectacular green "falling star"

January 19 at 10:05 driving east in Bristol Maine we saw an incredible bright green falling star with a long tail streaking low from north to south in the northeastern quadrant. Extraordinary

Green Falling star

At 8.05 on the 11th January 2016, my husband and I witnessed a falling green star/meteorite in the Robina area of the Gold Coast. It was amazing and neon lime green in colour. It was spectacular!

I saw a similar green neon

I saw a similar green neon flash at 8:52 (EST) 11th Jan, north direction, from about 40 to 20 deg above the horizon.

12.07am on the 16th January

12.07am on the 16th January 2016, i saw the same in Dubbo NSW area looking north-east it was travelling north to south low .

Big White Ball of Light!

Saw a big white ball of light falling at an angle towards Farmington NH. Pretty sure that is where it hit. Haven't heard of anyone else seeing it other than the passengers in my car. This was at 5:45 this morning. Very fast!

Big White Ball of Light!

My husband and I were driving to work this morning when we saw the exact same thing at 5:45 AM in Braintree, MA. Very fast, very bright! We're glad to know other people witnessed the same thing. I think it was heading ENE.

Fire in the sky

January 2,2016
Hello fellow sky watchers.I saw 4 unidentified flying fire colored lights that appeared, disappeared,then reappeared, changing in shape 1 taking the shape of a boomerang,another like a ball with fire trailing behind it,& the other 2 just a ball of fire over down town Phoenix, Az moving slowly westward before entirely disappearing.Did anyone else witness this or know what they were? Approximately 20-25 min later, South of me, in South Phoenix,i saw the first,in over 20 yrs of my sky gazing,a shooting star that turned from light blue to purple then to pink falling eat to west as low as the top of a roof that lasted for 8-10 seconds before gazing out.It was the most beautiful falling star I've ever seen.Did anyone else witness it.I hope & pray to see me like that one!

Saw I'm guessing a falling

Saw I'm guessing a falling star but it was green and pretty large compared to normal falling stars and low. Seemed really close to the road and appeared to land in a field next to the road I was driving on..Really neat looking. In bonners ferry, Id around 6pm

Comet/Asteroid sighting?

Tonight whilst walking dog at 21:33pm 27/11/15 in Devon, UK saw white comet shape with short tail quite large, much larger than the stars and seemingly very low and horizontal flight path from East to North. Any ideas as to what I actually saw?

I've seen two green "falling

I've seen two green "falling stars". Within this last three days. I don't exactly believe them to be falling stars due to how low they were. They were no higher than a power line. I also seen one light colored that disappeared so fast i barely seen it before it faded out. This too was also very low. Any ideas anyone? Thank you.

Tues the 24th or Wed the 25th

Tues the 24th or Wed the 25th, as I was walking home about 7-8 pm this red ball appeared in the sky it seemed as if it came from behind moving to North and seemed to float rather than fly, it moved slowly and then disappeared behind treetops and the horizon. I asked someone in the parking lot I was told it could be asteroid was reported. I still don't know what it could be no one else saw it so I thought I' d check this site. It did not seem to have a tail. What was it? I never seen anything like that i live in the city/suburb. I missed Bopp in San Francisco-came back to detroit and no visabiity. I'm happy to see a meteor if that was one.

Falling star Nov 24 9:30 pm cdt

Saw large white with long tail going more horizontal than I expected. Looking west falling from north. Seemed very close but have only seen one small one before

falling star

November 24, 2015 London, Ontario, Canada
Looking due south admiring the stars, we witnessed a beautiful bright white star with a bright white tail that fell to the earth vertically at 10:45 p.m. I have never seen that before! Wow Amazeballs!!!

Meteors

I counted 5 on my way to lunch and 2 on my way back. Multiple objects in sky with smoky tails. All close to one another and going all different directions. No tail equal to the other. Riverport - Greenbekt Hwy. I was facing Fort Know I think.

Meteor Showers November 19, 2015 I64 in Indiana

I saw two 24 miles North of French Lick around 10:30 and the second one lit up the whole skyline and appeared to be very close to the earth

Fireball

Just saw a fireball shooting down towards Lake Erie in the NW sky - downtown Cleveland, Ohio. I was driving west and it was extremely clear, big and awesome. I thought of it as a fireball then found the description using the same term, here. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2015 at 11pm. Never saw one before. So cool.

Fireball

Forgot the description :) It was bright orange and glowing with a solid bright orangey white tail!

Meteor November 19, 2015 Daly City

We live on Mt Davidson, San Francisco. Looking south at 12:49AM a meteor was spotted above Daly City, California entering the atmosphere. 2.5 seconds of illumination light blue light streak. The meteor disintegrated before landing on the earth's surface.

What am I looking at

I live in Ballard W.Va and it is now 5:04am I am seeing a bright large twinkling huge star/satellite/ISS?? My star app says it's close to signius and my app isn't giving any info to what this is. It is BEAUTIFUL and B RIGHT and the biggest light in the sky!! Please tell me what this is? Thanku.

Could you have seen Venus? It

Could you have seen Venus? It is especially bright in the predawn sky this month.

BLUE BALL w/TAIL?

On Tues night 11-10-15 about 7pm just outside of BUFFALO, MO (north of Springfield)I seen the same thing that Steven Cloyes of Springdale (guessing AR?) Seen. A BIG round blue ball with long white tale shooting across the sky from northeast to southwest not coming down but across and very very low in the sky!! NO ONE HAS EVEN MENTIONED IT???

last night about 8:45pm I saw

last night about 8:45pm I saw two comets? meteors? One in the southwest descending vertically and maybe a split tail. The other in the west traveling horizontally bright white streak

Comet, shooting star

I saw a shooting star in North Charleston, SC last night while driving down the interstate. It was around that time. I was shocked because the area was not really that dark. I can't believe it didn't make the news. I was traveling west bound.

shooting stars

I love shooting stars to night I saw one I thank its the second I've seen.
I thank I might be a astronaut. Pretties thing I have ever seen in the sky.

Red comet evening of Nov. 10, 2015, Montreal, Canada

At 5:45 p.m. EST, I saw what looked like a large bright red comet with a wide tail dropping rapidly from west to east, low in the sky. It was already very dark out. I'm hoping others saw it too!

Shooting star in San Diego on November 6th night

Hi,
I was coming back from shopping & around 9:45pm. Saw a blue Shiite star looks like falling down towards my north in San diego

I just witnessed a comet

I just witnessed a comet around 9:45pm Brockton, Ma 02301

shooting star

Early morning Sunday November 8th in southern Wisconsin. A blue fireball came out of nowhere and blew up. i was on the Wisconsin river and everything went from pitch black to brilliant blue light. it was daytime for about 3 seconds. It left a tail about the size of Orion for another 5 seconds. Hope others got to see that one.

Meteor shower in Central Utah

I was driving home from work at 12:30 am last Saturday morning, November 7th, when a shooting star appeared overhead, then shortly after, another one that was much further away. Pretty awesome spectacle. First one was of a yellow color and much wider than the second one, which was more white, and thin like a string.

Comet? Huge shooting star?

I live in Newport, Rhode Island and saw the same bright, white-ish/greenish ball and tail at about 4:05 am
on November 8th. I've never seen something so big moving through the sky. Comet? Happy to have found others who saw it too.

3 Shooting Stars

Driving home on the parkway around 1 am I saw three shooting stars! After seeing the first two I told myself that if I saw another I would know it was real, and another one appeared. I know this sounds peculiar and I was shocked myself but it was definitely shooting stars I saw

Green descending star

Roughly 5:40 am near ACT, Australia I saw a green shooting star, however didn't have a tail. It was noticibly larger then most stars appearance.
It seemed to be on a drastic curve downwards unlike other shooting stars I've seen that have been shooting across the sky in a horizontal direction.

Comet

I saw a comet this morning(11/08/15) at approx. 0520 hours. Did anyone else see it? I was driving S/b on The Major Deegan Expressway......

I was driving home from

I was driving home from Fitchburg and we saw a HUGE greenish/blue shooting star but it was very big around 4 am

Shooting star

Smithtown Long Island . Walking my dog 4 am, saw white big white shooting star then long green tail disappearing into the lower eastern sky by the crescent moon- awesome sight

I saw it too in sayville long

I saw it too in sayville long island New York at about 4am to the east, huge fast moving meteor between the moon and Jupiter that lasted a few seconds and then turned green and disappeared beneath the moon right on the horizon..was absolutely fascinating and kind of frightening..I also saw about 5 or so other normal meteors prior to this one all near the Leo constellation and the planets Jupiter and Venus, none as big or bright as the green one though.

I was in Foxboro, same time.

I was in Foxboro, same time. I saw it too.

Right after midnight here in

Right after midnight here in Springdale, ar to the north skies, bright large blue ball with tail falling straight down extremely fast !

SD shooting star

Around 6am MST I saw a large shooting star in Spearfish, S.D. It fell quickly at 180 degrees into the horizon of the hills with an incredible green color and a large tail following it.

Green "shooting star"

7PM PST in Irvine, California, spotted what at first seemed the be a shooting star-- but it grew significantly larger, last longer, as well as flashed green a moment before it disappeared!

Comet or ??

6:04 pm a friend sent me a picture of something big flying through the sky. they said Meteor? comet? but nothing on the calendar

Local News confirmed that it

Local News confirmed that it was Taurid meteor shower

green fireball

Did anyone else see a very large green shooting star around 4am this morning 7th Nov 2015.seen in the west from where I live on the east coast of Yorkshire and heading south to north.

Shooting stars

While driving to Yorkton from Regina Sask my son and i saw 3 very bright and distinct shooting stars to the north of us. They were very long burning... And travelled a great desent before exploding brightly close to the horizon in front of us

2.45am just saw a beautiful

2.45am just saw a beautiful huge comet in rowlandsgill tyne and wear

i have just seen a shooting star

Standing at my back door having a cigarette at 10.20 pm tonight I have just seen a shooting star come down from the sky and disappear in the trees it was fast & bright blue in colour with a sort of white tail weird but something else wow & I made a wish .lol

As lush where you ? It

As lush where you ? It was245am in rowlandsgill tyne and wear amazing x

On Tuesday November 3rd I saw

On Tuesday November 3rd I saw a shooting star around 10pm. My question is that can someone in another state see the one I saw? Because my friend texted my from Ohio at the same I was texting him to tell him. I was in Indiana.

On Tuesday, November 3rd,

On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 7:14 P.M. Central time I saw the longest meteor in my life in the western sky in Fremont Nebraska. I was standing on a bridge about one mile north of town. Instead of going across the sky, it went from top to bottom in the western sky with a long streak that stayed lit in the sky for the longest time I have ever seen, possibly 5 to 7 seconds or so. Any meteor I've ever seen before is only in the sky a second or so. Has anyone out there been witness to this also?
thank you,

Yes, I have, last night and

Yes, I have, last night and tonight they seem real low. That's why I'm on this site to see if any one else has seen this. I'm in Pennsylvanian.

Yes, I saw two bright large

Yes, I saw two bright large shooting stars that ran downwards in the sky November 4th around 9pm while driving on the highway. They seemed lower than usual and looked like balls of fire darting down from the sky. Looked pretty cool! This was around the Cape Cod MA area.

I saw this one as well. I

I saw this one as well. I was driving westbound in central Iowa west of Slater on my way home. It was in the western sky a little to the south and it fell towards the horizon instead of going across the sky.

A Falling Star

I was on my porch last evening the 30th of Oct, 2015 and as I went to sit down I saw a shinning dot streaking right across the very dark parking lot right in front of me and kept my eye on it, as the first thing I thought was some kind of a falling treaked and then fell inbetween two cars, but it was fairly small. I did go check the parking lot in the morning not sure what I would find maybe an odd rock ( I really had no clue). But I saw nothing of anything difference on the ground.
But I said if I tell anyone they will think I am wacked LOL but do stars fall to earth at certain times? Curious as to what it may have been. Oh and it was like about midnight on Oct. 20, 2015
Thank you
Nancy DeRiso

I just saw a shooting star

I live in Riverside California and was just out looking at the full moon. I was facing south when I saw a very bright flash of red light streaking from let to right... with a fuller blast of red color as the flash of light ended. Wondering if anyone has any information on this or if anyone else saw it.

large blue shooting star

October 24, 2015, at about 11:30 pm, I was driving from Phoenix to Tucson on I-10 when I saw a brilliant blue shooting star that was considerably larger than the white ones I have occasionally seen in the past. It seemed very low compared to the other meteors I have seen, and it was very beautiful. I felt as though I witnessed something pretty special.

Large blue shooting star

I saw that also. I live in Central Florida. I had never seen one before and couldn't believe my eyes. It was truly

Meteor in SW Michigan.

Meteor in SW Michigan.
I196 NW of Covert 2:36 AM

Entire Sky was lit for 3 seconds as it fell with White Green Burst of Light. It was so bright that it lit up the inside of my work van before it came into view from above.

Aircraft size falling at 75 Degree angle towards ground.
All the time breaking up dropping off large chunks of itself as it fell.

The main body of it was white with a tinge of bright green on the edges of the same color was exhibited as the sparking chunks fell away.

Checking the internet it must have been part of Draconid Shower

Meteor shower Oct 2015

I plan to be in Cabo,MX on Oct 21. Will I be able to observe the shower from that vantage point

Meteor Shower Viewing

Yes, this article says you can see the Meteor Showers from anywhere. It just needs to be dark, cloudless skies. Good luck!

Meteor

On or about 11september 2015 I was on a cruise ship at Ravenna Italy. It was day light but quite early in the morning. I observed a red ball with a long red tail streaking through the sky falling at approx. 40 degree angle. I thought it was very high in the sky and as it fell it became brighter changing colour from red to very bright white just before it seemed to explode and disappear. As it fell it became apparent that it was not so high as it assed in front of some clouds before disappearing. Did anyone else see this and what was it? I thought it may have been space junk.

Hi I just saw a metor with a

Hi I just saw a metor with a pretty long tail I live in ohio so I was wondering if you know what it is.

I live in Missouri and I saw

I live in Missouri and I saw 2 shooting stars in the last 10 minutes! I came outside with my dog (you know how dogs are with there late night potty breaks...) and just felt like looking at the sky while I waited for her to finish and that's when I saw that all too familiar steak of light in the sky...slow and bright but burnt out quickly. Going back inside now. Chilly tonight.

It's August 30th, 2015, at 11

It's August 30th, 2015, at 11 PM in Oahu, HI. I was sitting in the park enjoying a walk when while I was walking home, I took one last glance at the sky. What I witnessed, I assume, was some kind of broken falling star drifting rather slowly across (and down, maybe a 170 - 180 degree angle) the sky. I watched it for a few seconds while scrambling to open my mobile camera before it passed behind a cloud; I never got the picture.
Anyways, I am just curious as to what it is I saw. There were a few small yet bright lights clumped closely falling at the same speed. They seemed to be leaving behind a trail of light blue glitter. I was mesmerized to say the least, I've been obsessing for the past hour scouring the internet with no answers.

Also, when it got to the

Also, when it got to the other side of the sky it looked like it blew up or hit something and exploded. This was this past Sunday, August 16, 2015

This past Sunday night, or

This past Sunday night, or actually, to be more precise, Monday between 12:00 and 12:30am I saw a comet or shooting star moving many many times faster than any airplane, like at least 10,000 times faster. This was a very bright white light, circular ball with a "tail" attached to it. It went from one end of the sky to the other, all the way to the other side in about 2 seconds.
I was in my yard in Nashville, North Carolina, USA. I really want to know exactly what that was. Please comment if you saw it too.

I was lucky enough to see

I was lucky enough to see almost 6,but I'm confused whether they were that or not,I saw something like a fire fly just flying not low,can that be a meteor?

I just saw the most beautiful

I just saw the most beautiful comet ever G lol around 10:50pm in Athens Ga ....GO DAWGS #KSU

Several years ago (10 or

Several years ago (10 or more) witnessed a meteor storm possibly perseids. Earth must have flown directly through a trail of dust particles. An EYE Like Iris formed in the sky and gave one the feeling the whole Earth was moving at tremendous speeds into the middle of the Iris. It was a weak display demanding dark sky's and was not reported anywhere that I could find. It lasted only a few seconds yet was magnificent to behold.

I havent seen a single meteor

I havent seen a single meteor in the last hour here in Lucas Texas at 1am. Watching for Perseid shower.

I live in DeLand, Florida. 15

I live in DeLand, Florida. 15 miles west of Daytona Beach. Concerning the 2015 Perseids meteor shower, does anyone know of a good viewing spot
to watch in my area? Best nights are August 12th & 13th, predawn. Please advise if anyone has any ideas. Thanks in advance.

i seen falling star yesterday

i seen falling star yesterday at 10 past i was out of my front door looking at the star and see it i even post on my face book saying i seeing falling star

I live in Deltona and I am

I live in Deltona and I am trying to find a good location to go and look too. Hope someone has some advice for us.

I was driving home from work

I was driving home from work tonight and just a few minutes before midnight i watched a giant green fireball with orange around it fly right over the 12&18 freeway off old sauk road exit and disappear into the trees. it was so close and as i drove past i saw the brightest lights in-between the trees where it landed. This just happened an hour ago. I don't know how to report it. It was so crazy looking. i just kept saying OMG OMG and i feel so blessed to have seen it. WOW Its august 4 2015
What a sight

I am so glad I was not the

I am so glad I was not the only one who saw it! I was also coming home from work at I-57 southbound at 167th.
The green was intense! Like a transformer getting hit by lightning, copper burning.

It might b meteors worth lots

It might b meteors worth lots of money if u can get to them....but u should research it...

You should have gone to look

You should have gone to look for it!! People pay huge amounts of money for that stuff. You could have had a chunk of change if you found it.

I live in Fayetteville, GA,

I live in Fayetteville, GA, and I saw that same meteorite a little after midnight, June 29, 2015. It started out streaking through the sky orange colored and it broke apart into hundreds of pieces with colors varying from blue, dark orange, orange, yellow, and white. It flew from the south to the north, breaking apart like a straight roman candle. Usually when I've seen these, a popping sound accompanies, but not this time, so I wasn't sure if it was an actual meteorite or space debris. Either way, it was awesome!

J here in southern Utah.

J here in southern Utah. About 12:30am and I think I saw a shooting star. Thank you for such a beautiful website and coments. Such a beautiful wonder that we have above us.

My husband and I were

My husband and I were fortunate to have witnessed this comet flying very close to earth in Georgetown Georgia, it was amazing!!! It was a ball of fire with an amazing orangetail. Sight of a lifetime!!!!!!!

It was between 130 and 230 cz

It was between 130 and 230 cz me,my bf,and two sons were driving thru GA to Al so time changes,but we saw what look like a meteor with orange and blue fire ball....

I just seen a huge blue and

I just seen a huge blue and orange slow moving streak in the sky above Covington ga.

I saw the same thing at 12:28

I saw the same thing at 12:28 am central time zone and I'm in Geneva county Alabama.

Saw it take up the entire sky

Saw it take up the entire sky about 1:30 am here in MCDONOUGH. Shaking all over. Magnificent

At about 1230am my I

At about 1230am my I witnessed the most amazing light show go across the sky. It was like fireworks and so beautiful. Hartwell Ga
I feel so lucky to have seen the wonder in our sky.

Me and my girlfriend seen it

Me and my girlfriend seen it too around 1:30 am in Charlotte, NC

12:50am saw a huge falling

12:50am saw a huge falling star westward in London ontario. Looked epic

Hi, I am in NW Tasmania,

Hi, I am in NW Tasmania, Australia and about 5.30pm our time just before full darkness I witnessed a bright falling star that went blue then orange and broke up into several pieces before disappearing. it was in our eastern sky. Anyone else see the same?

I saw something just a few

I saw something just a few minutes ago that looked like what i think is a meteor. It had blue and orange fire around it and lasted only a fraction of a second. I'm curious as to whether this was a meteor or not..

Around 11 pm tonight we saw a

Around 11 pm tonight we saw a huge meteror flash across the sky...in Lake of the Woods Oregon

Camby, IN June 13-14, 2015

Camby, IN June 13-14, 2015 sometime between 12 and 2am there was a meteor with orange white bal with long blue streak that lasted 3 seconds. It was beautiful!

Around 11:45pm seen a streak

Around 11:45pm seen a streak over the Seffner / Mango Part of Hillsborough County FL. Was a Brilliant White light with a long trail for approx 5 seconds. I know 3 others at the CVS in Seffner / Mango also seen it.

I saw the same thing last

I saw the same thing last night august the 21,2015

Monday night I was on the

Monday night I was on the ohio turnpike traveling west just out side of toledo did anyone else see a fireball?

I saw a fireball in the sky

I saw a fireball in the sky over Dayton, OH in the early morning hours around 3am. White with a red tail and big.

OMG! My daughter and I saw

OMG! My daughter and I saw the exact same thing around 10 pm at the Drive in at Ender by, BC. What is it and what does it mean to you?

earlier this year ( jan or

earlier this year ( jan or feb )in northern ontario i saw a green shooting star fall towards a lake. Earlier that week I saw a falling white light about 250 metres away fall towards a lake in algonquin park. and over the course of a couple weeks i saw 3 shooting stars and 2 falling stars. Has anyone ever heard of so many sightings in one area?

I've never seen a shooting

I've never seen a shooting star or comet in the sky first hand but tonight around 9:20-9:30 P.M eastern time(us and Canada) in Pennsylvania I saw a something outlined by what looked fire from it burning in the atmosphere. Not a lot of color but still cool to see. Interestingly enough it was near the moon too.

To everyone who saw this

To everyone who saw this event:

You were lucky enough to see a type of meteor known as a "fireball." This particular fireball was seen by thousands of people from the East Coast to Pennsylvania and as far north as Quebec in Canada.

Meteors are also known as "shooting stars." Most of them are small bits of rocky material whose size is on the order of a grain of sand or a small pebble. When they enter the Earth's atmosphere, they burn up due to friction with the air. We see the result as a thin streak of light.

Fireballs occur when larger chunks of material enter the atmosphere, pieces that are perhaps a few feet in diameter.

Small space rocks are called meteoroids when they are in space. When they enter and burn up in Earth's atmosphere, they are called meteors. Any fragments that reach the ground are known as meteorites.

Jeff DeTray

I saw a shooting star heading

I saw a shooting star heading west about 7:00pm eastern Australia standard time 8 May 2015

It was 9:30 pm eastern time

It was 9:30 pm eastern time in New Jersey. I had just seen the biggest brightest cryptinite green colored meteor or something come from the sky down passed the tree line in my back yard!
I live in Clinton area bordered to Tewksbury. Pretty weird! Can anyone explain this?

I just saw it too in

I just saw it too in Burlington

Saw it too woodbridge around

Saw it too woodbridge around 930! What Was It anybody know?

I saw it as well about 930 -

I saw it as well about 930 - we were
in Delaware County NY. It was amazing to see, not sure what it was.

Saw a spectacular neon-bright

Saw a spectacular neon-bright green streak cross sky from east to west at about 9:31 p.m. just south of Purdys, NY on May 1st, 2015. We were driving on Rt. 684. This wide, soft-looking, fast-moving smudge had a small glowing tip and seemed to blend into dark pink at the end (indicating meteorite burning up?). Stunning sight!

My husband and I saw this

My husband and I saw this too! With a long green streak in Austin, TX...

My wife just came home and

My wife just came home and reported seeing the same thing. We live in NW NJ.

Just saw the same thing

Just saw the same thing around Hackensack/Paramus area!!! That was amazing!!!

saw a blue-green streak

saw a blue-green streak across the sky at 9:30 pm in n nw CT.

My husband saw it too in

My husband saw it too in River Edge, NJ.

I saw it in fair lawn, NJ.

I saw it in fair lawn, NJ. Very large compared to shooting stars. Moved fast. Tail like yellow fire not too long. Moved across my view of the night sky in about 4 seconds.

My wife and saw a large

My wife and saw a large bright meteor with a long bright blue tail that lasted about 5 seconds. It shot downward. Northwest, Houston, TX

I saw it in New Hampshire,

I saw it in New Hampshire, too.

i saw this too... It was 9:30

i saw this too... It was 9:30 pm and I was sitting outside my school in Torrington ct. spacing out and saw a greenish bright light travel from the sky in a downward motion with the tail ... It was all over in seconds... The sky was very cloudy with no stars visible. What could it be!?

We saw this also. A blue ball

We saw this also. A blue ball with a tail and it exploded like a firework. Troy n.y.

Friday may 1st,2015, 9:40ish,

Friday may 1st,2015, 9:40ish, my son , Zachary, and i saw fireball in night sky traveling from east to west . we were returning from seseme place, traveling north on nj turnpike, passing meadowlands.... when we saw shooting star, super bright with tail [about 30'] streaking across sky. it seemed to come from [like]2oclock [in sky], across top of nyc, left overhead , exploding as fireball at About [like]10 oclock, maybe over Pennsylvania . great one.

I saw it too. I was driving

I saw it too. I was driving north on the new jersey turnpike.. it was amazing like 4 seconds..

We saw it, too here in

We saw it, too here in Milford, DE. It was amazing :) right place at the right time.

April 22 2015 around 10:16 pm

April 22 2015 around 10:16 pm in Montreal, Canada a flash of light resembling a point or missile as some describe. Meteor? Id say it looked like the outline of spades in a deck of cards very brightly illuminated or on fire . It flew across the sky seemed to have a trail or just from the light happening so fast. nothing like Ive seen, as falling stars seemed to go a bit slower and not so bright other times ive seen them in the country, and comet was huge round and a ball of fire that I only saw once in the 70's. quite interesting to see, so fast so bright only lasted an instant.
Would love to know if any other have seen something similar on this evening.
re: meteor or falling star . over the mountain Montreal april 22nd 2015. 10:17 pm

Saw the exact same thing

Saw the exact same thing tonight at 9:30 pm in Bonita Springs FL . Suddenly appeared, very low, very bright and big and shot to the right and then suddenly was gone. It seemed lower than clouds. Then an owl appeared. Mmmmm

I seen something very similar

I seen something very similar to this today (27/04/15) in lakesland,nsw, australia around 5.34pm. Roundish white object with a 'flame tail' ... moved very fast and then disappeared about 10 mins later. It started off very high in the sky and descended. Very intriguing. I tried to take a pic but my phone couldnt zoom in enough.... am I correct in saying this was a meteor??? Or something else???

well when I saw it I taught

well when I saw it I taught it was just a plane because I didn't expect the lyrid meteor to pass by I saw it at around 8:14PM while walking with my friend I live here at the Philippines...

Big bright light, to big to

Big bright light, to big to be a star !
Me and my partner where just driving back from Stansted Airport up to Lincoln (UK) as we where driving 1h in our journey we saw a really bright white light. We could not decide to what this was, so when we arrived home we took the binoculars out to see if we could figure this out. It looks to have green shimmer to it and it was lowering closer to the horizont as we where looking. This where in the west direction at between 21.00-23.00 on Saturday 12/4 evening/night. Anyone els seen this and help us out? We think it might have been a comet or something similar. :)

I saw a meteor last night in

I saw a meteor last night in VA at around 10:45 PM. It was a beautiful sight!!!

Saw a beautiful shooting star

Saw a beautiful shooting star in the south sky (while observing a bright Jupiter) in Maryland between ~9-9:20pm

April 11, 2015, 1:16 AM, I

April 11, 2015, 1:16 AM, I just saw what I initially thought would be a falling star but it was very large and had a greenish glow to it and a visible tail. I saw this while driving through lLittle Rock, AR and it was in the E-NE direction. It looked like it surely hit somewhere 'close''. Any idea what this was? Comet maybe?

I saw that green light too...

I saw that green light too... I thought it was a shooting star...

It was also around the same

It was also around the same time... I'm in Greenville MS

3.23.15 approximately

3.23.15 approximately 4:00Am

I spotted a shooting star high in the outer space moving extremely slow. I may be one of the rare few that had the chance to see it.

I just seen the biggest

I just seen the biggest falling star ever right now in the sky in San Jose ca at 10:54 pm. It looked like a big fireball falling down from the sky.

About 9:05 march 10 southwest

About 9:05 march 10 southwest michigan me and my wife seen a large meteor stretch as far south as we could see , to as far north as we could see , not even a minute later a team of them (8-10) all traveling together appears above us traveling east to west and eventually fade ,directly followed bye maybe five more that fade. I can't seem to find info on them being recorded before. So I ask was the first one a meteor and the group of them shooting stars. It was awesome and like nothing I've ever seen

Meteors and shooting stars

Meteors and shooting stars are two different names for the same thing. In other words, a meteor is a shooting star, and a shooting star is a meteor.

On any given night, there are always a few bright meteors somewhere in the world, and it sounds like you were lucky enough to see one.

A group of objects traveling together may have been the result of a largish meteor that broke into multiple pieces when it hit the Earth's atmosphere. To see two groups of meteors within a few minutes of one another is unusual. Again, consider yourself lucky!

There is also a chance that what you saw was some "space junk" re-entering the atmosphere. There are thousands of bits of rockets and defunct satellites orbiting the Earth, and some of them occasionally re-enter the atmosphere and burn up.

Whatever you saw, I'm sorry I missed it!

Jeff DeTray

I seen a huge one biggest I

I seen a huge one biggest I ever seen last night 11th March uk tim around 9pm. Ish

I live in Cathedral City, CA

I live in Cathedral City, CA and saw a green falling star or meteorite in the north sky on Saturday night. It looked so close and it fell and the faded out. It was bright lime green and quite large it the sky. No clouds in sight. Awesome

I saw a bright object falling

I saw a bright object falling straight down in Charleston SC tonight around 12:30 am. It was strange to me because any other meteors I've seen before have gone across the sky. It seems this fell fairly close. I'd like to find out more but the local report disappeared from the newspaper online (also a little strange).

I saw the exact thing around

I saw the exact thing around 9:30pm PST in Seattle. Very bright and moved slower than a falling star as at seemed to fall straight down in the sky.

I was out late Friday night

I was out late Friday night around 11pm, I saw theis awesomeness green light fading out going straight down, then...poof, disappeared. I dunno meteor cuz I never seen one green and going down,what happened to it.? I will never for get the beauty of it! Clovis, California

slow moving falling star?

This morning on my way to work I saw what appeared to me to be, a falling star. However, it fell straight down, and it moved rather slow and never changed size or color?

01-06-15 10 miles outside

01-06-15 10 miles outside Burley, ID traveling along I-84 saw a huge meteor shooting north to south. It was the closest to earth I have ever seen a meteor get. It was also the largest I have ever seen. It lasted for about 3-4 seconds I would estimate. I at first thought it was a crashing plane because it was so low and burning so bright, plus it seemed be going at a steeper angle towards earth than just perpendicular with the horizon. I was freaked for sure but it was a very beautiful thing to see.

I have been seeing large

I have been seeing large green shooting stars this past week in Fairhope, AL. So beautiful!! I have seen 3 of them, but the one tonight just lingered all the way down!! I assume it is a meteor??

It could be that you were

It could be that you were seeing a minor meteor shower. In addition to the major showers that occur every year, such as those listed in our 2015 Meteor Showers Guide, there are also minor meteor showers (those that produce less than 10 meteors per hour at peak activity).
The following links from the American Meteor Society predict activity for the week in which you saw the lights.

http://www.amsmeteors.org/2015...

And a week later:

http://www.amsmeteors.org/2015...

Hope this helps!

It sounds like you may have

It sounds like you may have seen a fireball (a very bright meteor). Checking the fireball log on the American Meteor Society site, there were 3 people that reported seeing one in the southern Idaho/upper Utah region at about 6:20 pm MST on Jan 6 (Jan 7, 1:20 Universal Time).

http://www.amsmeteors.org/memb...
For more about fireballs, you might be interested in:
http://www.amsmeteors.org/fire...

I'm from waterbury ct and saw

I'm from waterbury ct and saw a huge commet last night with a big green tail I thought it was a fire work it was so big and clear green. I looked it up to see if anyone else had seen it in CT and am now finding out it was seen in way more states than CT I'm a little ignorant on the subject so it excitied me to find out a commet could be seen for so many miles! Oh yeah in ct it was about 10:15 pm

About 9: pm this night

About 9: pm this night 2/8/2015 I have seen the largest green shooting star ... it came south east in direction just over the Henry ford bridge in southern California ... wow.

I saw 3 of them Tuesday

I saw 3 of them Tuesday morning while driving south east direction about 7:30 am in the morning in I-84 eastbound Idaho.

At 6:45 PM PST on January 3,

At 6:45 PM PST on January 3, 2015 saw a larger than usual meteor or something coming from southwest to west with a bright orange tail riding low in the sky. We live about 20 minutes from Weaverville, California.

I saw it too! It was amazing.

I saw it too! It was amazing. The biggest and brightest shooting star/meteor I have ever seen. looked incredibly low! I live in Petaluma, CA.

We saw one last night,

We saw one last night, January 3, at around 6:45pm in Redwood Valley Ca., just above Ukiah. It the so visible I was amazed.

Last night my best friend and

Last night my best friend and I saw a huge meteor in Seattle. It was a bright orange shimmer that raced across the sky! It was a beautiful shower last night filled with meteors! We had a great view from my backyard porch!

We just saw a huge "shooting

We just saw a huge "shooting star" as we headed west on I 24 in IL

Miramar, FL. We just saw a

Miramar, FL. We just saw a huge shooting star over Miramar, FL (SW Broward, NW Miami-Dade) from about 150 degrees to 330 degrees.
When the light stopped we could see the rock continue flying!!!

I live in Wisconsin and saw

I live in Wisconsin and saw something burning through the sky during sunset I'm Sunday also

While driving on I-89 in

While driving on I-89 in Burlington, VT on Nov 25th, my hubby & I saw a blue-green flash with a long white tail moving at supersonic speeds. Because he's a pilot he knew it was not man-made. We're convinced it was a meteor. I can take that one off my bucket list now!!!

Me and my wife just seen

Me and my wife just seen twenty shooting stars in a row off of Tucker rd in Macon ga I thnk it was a Meader shower so we got a blanket and later they are still falling

Iv been outside all night and

Iv been outside all night and this been the best metershower I have ever seen I love you Sharon and Landon

Saw a bright object in the

Saw a bright object in the sky falling at a rapid rate lasting longer than a shooting star. The object consisted of blues and greens and had a wonderfully bright tail. Maybe a comet? Looked like a missle. Sighting east of Weaverville NC. Pretty neat!

At approxmiately 6:20 pm Nov

At approxmiately 6:20 pm Nov 3, 2014 I saw what looked like a meteor or comet in the sky just east of Asheville NC. It was exactly like you described. "The object consisted of blues and greens and had a wonderfully bright tail".

Google Bright green shooting

Google Bright green shooting star / meteor, San Antonio, TX, 08 NOV 2014 SOS TO THE WORLD dr.turi

Google Bright green shooting

Google Bright green shooting star / meteor, San Antonio, TX, 08 NOV 2014 SOS TO THE WORLD dr.turi

Wow. I'm shocked after

Wow. I'm shocked after reading your comment. On same evening, @ sunset (wasn't dark yet) as i was taking pics of a church steeple, i noticed something trailing across sky. It wasn't like anything I've seen before. The first thought i had was- missile. Never seen a missle, but for some reason that's all i could come up with. It was fascinating! it was moving slowly enough that i probably had 30-40 seconds of viewing. The trail behind it looked like it it fizzled. What time of day was your sighting? I've hoped to find another witness, but have had no luck.Hope to hear from u soon! I live in Southeast Alabama. My email is: luv2bfitrn@gmail

I saw something last night

I saw something last night similar to your description right above the Caldecott tunnel in Oakland,Ca

I saw one last night around 9

I saw one last night around 9 pm near Austin, Tx. I was surprised as it was earlier in the night (for meteor sightings), and I wasn't aware of any meteor showers peaking at this time. But I looked it up and saw that the orionids can be visible for about a month, and it was very dark outside. Anyway, it was a pleasant surprise :)

We saw two meteors between

We saw two meteors between 8:30 and 9:00 pm in Cedar Park, Texas on Saturday 11/08. The first lasted a split second. The second one had a bright green tail.

on Oct 20 2014 i seen a

on Oct 20 2014 i seen a bright green ball falling from the sky it had a small tail did anyone else see this i live in Tenn

I live in NE Alabama, I saw 3

I live in NE Alabama, I saw 3 shooting stars, the last one was huge, it was so big that i had time to get my husband to put down his drink and turn around to see it, before it burned out!! It was bright yellow, with an orange redish tail. I've never seen a shooting star of that magnitude! Beautiful and kind of scary!!

I just saw the same thing

I just saw the same thing driving home tonight at 8:40pm in northeast NJ. Amazing!

Around 1am Oct 28 2014 My

Around 1am Oct 28 2014 My friend and I seen a green ball of light form in the sky no higher then the buildings. It fell straight down very slow with a tail behind it and disappeared . I never seen anything like it! I'm in Virginia

Hello! I also saw this.

Hello! I also saw this. Thought someone was setting off fireworks at first! I live in Virginia Beach, and I was standing outside Kempsville Rehab just before 1 AM.

My daughter just texted me

My daughter just texted me and said she saw a bright blue ball in the sky as she drove home from college. She was heading south from near NH going into northern Massachusetts, "Dad, this thing was huge and it was bright blue, I either saw a meteor or my first aliens. Totally serious!" Hmmmm . . . .could be?

Oh wow I saw it too, I was on

Oh wow I saw it too, I was on my way home from mwcc.

I just saw the biggest

I just saw the biggest falling star about 30 mins ago (10:15 pm). It appeared to be an orange and blue ball with a green tail. I was wondering if anybody else happened to see it. I live in South Georgia.

I saw the same thing. In

I saw the same thing. In Dunedin Florida it was thick green and fell so fast. It was amazing

Forgot to mention it was

Forgot to mention it was around 10:15 pm looking east northeast

I saw it in Orlando FL!

I saw it in Orlando FL! Exactly 10:15pm..thought it was a stray firework from Disney except 1000 times larger! I was driving W b on I-4 near Disney. Amazing.

I saw the same thing at abt

I saw the same thing at abt the same time in the Oneonta NY sky. It was unlike anything I have ever seen. It wAs as though I was in a Disney movie. The most beautiful thing Id ever seen. Looked like it was do very close I was amazed and still am. Got a very special feeling a wonderful one

wow how cool was that, did

wow how cool was that, did you get any pics

I saw a big bright blue

I saw a big bright blue falling object at around 4 am in colorado. Awesome sight

I just saw a orange like fire

I just saw a orange like fire ball with a long wide bright green tail falling from the sky. It didn't burn out all the way to the ground in the Palmetto Bay, Florida area. It was beautiful.

I just saw one but with a

I just saw one but with a blue ball fall out of the sky about 45 minutes ago heading south on the turnpike by exit 16 for 152nd/the zoo. Beautiful sight

Large meteor spotted around 8

Large meteor spotted around 8 pm in the Princeton NJ area. Had a bright green tail, and could see other colors near the head (I think). I have never seen anything so close, or bright. It eventually disintegrated in the short anount of time we saw it. I'm talking exceptionally large. Defiantly a moment I hope to remember forever.

I also saw a large green

I also saw a large green meteor around 8 PM while driving on RT 206 in Hillsborough. It looked so close it did'nt seem to be real. I feel so lucky to have seen it.

I saw the same thing

I saw the same thing yesterday at the same time. Unreal. I barely believed it. So close but so far away

I just saw the exact same

I just saw the exact same thing tonight that you just described. I've seen meteor showers before but never nothing like that. It was surreal.

Just saw the most beautiful

Just saw the most beautiful site in my life. Didn't realize what I saw because it was so surreal. As I was driving home on Route 520 in Holmdel/Marlboro, NJ area about 8:15 or so, it was the largest meteor. Timed it perfectly as I was able to catch it. Could not believe my eyes. Would love to experience that again in my lifetime.

Date: October 3, 2014 Time:

Date: October 3, 2014
Time: 8pm Eastern Standard
Place: Morristown, New Jersey

A large shooting star (meteor) was seen traveling across the sky. It was extremely bright (close) and its tail seemed to be multi-colored. It was beautiful. I never saw one this close. It moved from left to right, falling on a slant toward the east. I immediately thought of a wish, as did my grandson whom immediately cried out, "Make a wish"....I did.... and so did he, wishing he would live in the land of minions from the kid movie,"Despicable Me"...by the way, great movie, took me years to watch it and when I did was moved to tears....

At any rate, our shooting star was magnificent and memorable...I wonder if anyone else saw it, sure they did....
PS> My wish was to live with everyone I loved, and that they loved me too....all you need it love....
The Grand Am

I saw one at 8 pm last night

I saw one at 8 pm last night in Maryland traveling south to north in the east sky. Blue in color and by far the largest meteorite I had ever seen. One was caught on video further north in Montreal.

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I've seen exactly what you

I've seen exactly what you described in long beach ca years ago. Come to find out it was a failed practice missile launch. Dud!!

I'm pretty sure I witnessed

I'm pretty sure I witnessed the same that night here in Bridgeport, Ct. I have seen some nice ones, but if this was the one you saw, it was exceptionally beautiful, green in color, and burned for a long time..very pretty :-)

Saw an amazing fireball over

Saw an amazing fireball over wever iowa on Sept.28th around 9:30pm. It was absolutely stunning.

I live in Marion co Tenn I

I live in Marion co Tenn I ant seen one in about 12 yes ago I wish I would see one it sure would make my day :)

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I was eating outside on my

I was eating outside on my porch at around 8:48 to 8:50 pm on September 25 2014 in Fairfield California. In the South - West a star fell with tail Bright white... could not tell the distance. but its position was angled at the clock hand 5 to 6 .. not completely straight down angled. later I saw a blink light in the West ... it was not a plane no tail. several planes I did see leave the direction from the earlier star.

I saw the largest Firebal

I saw the largest Firebal over interstate 64 leaving Richmond VA tonight..Didnt know what I was seeing and drove what seemed to be right under it and my phone seemed to crackle..It was approx 1:30 am..I freaked out and called state police ..Dispatcher called me back to tell me fireballs were bwing spotted..It was huge anjust kept flashing.It didnt seemto descend like other videos I saw..Just kept flashing...I watched it in the rearview mirror until I couldn't see it anymore...

Please ignore above smart

Please ignore above smart phone typos ;-)

I also saw a giant fireball,

I also saw a giant fireball, 9-23-14 approx 10:00pm EST, looking west in NE Ohio. It was larger than anything I've ever seen, and looked as if it crashed to Earth. Tail was an incredible, well defined red/orange trail of sparks. It appeared to be so close that I've been half-joking about the military shooting down a UFO over the Ravenna Arsenal, since that was what it looked like from my perspective.

Northern Indiana, looking NW

Northern Indiana, looking NW saw a giant fireball with long tail. Seemed to last for about 5 sec. (I am sure it was shorter)
Looked is if it crashed into earth!

I just saw one that lasted a

I just saw one that lasted a good 12 secs from sw horizon to the ne horizon so bright and defined tail went right pver me

on Sept,24th 2014 @12:10am

on Sept,24th 2014 @12:10am ish Eastern time Frederick, MD area facing east, I was out for my midnight smoke on the balcony as I also look at the stars too and I did witness what appeared to be a shooting star. It was bright white circle, kinda felt like it dropped, paused and then Zoomed in the eastern sky direction and it was quickly gone in a blink of an eye. the event happened very fast. I waited for more to come. but that was it.

Around 10:15pm EST, 9/23/14

Around 10:15pm EST, 9/23/14 Tuesday in Reynoldsburg,OH: was out for my usual night run, NE bound up Lancaster Ave., when I looked up and saw a giant fireball with a tail hurtling towards the earth at mach speed. Lasted a few seconds and then exploded....blew my mind. Never seen anything like it before.

Saw the fireball (shooting

Saw the fireball (shooting star?) at 9:07 p.m. CST Lombard, IL. Very cool!

Saw same as IL after 9PM

Saw same as IL after 9PM driving east on I94 in Wisconsin. Very bright and long tail.

I also saw this fireball. We

I also saw this fireball. We were headed south and I saw it on my left. It lasted a long time as far as shooting stars go (maybe 3 seconds) and had a long tail. Looked blue in color.

I saw it too driving home

I saw it too driving home from Pittsburgh heading NW towards Ohio. It was amazing. I didn't get to see the final explosion as it went behind a hill from my viewpoint but was wndering if I was insane for thinking that it was as huge as I thought.

My son and I saw it as well

My son and I saw it as well as we drove northbound on High Street through Clintonville. It was very amazing. Couldn't believe how bright it was in the city. It was brighter and larger than anything I had seen over the ocean.

I was just on my way home at

I was just on my way home at about 10:30pm, i live in buffalo ny, I'm not sure what i saw but it slowly fell out of the sky and then disappeared, i saw it over the river. If anybody else saw it please let me know

I TOO SAW THE SAME THING I

I TOO SAW THE SAME THING I LIVE IN ELMA NY IT WAS A GIANT SHOOTING STARR AT THE SAME TIME AS YOU DID ... WEIRD

I saw a very bright white one

I saw a very bright white one very low. I saw those over North New Jersey around 8:30pm on September 17, 2014. Did anyone else see this?

Slatebelt area of PA...also

Slatebelt area of PA...also saw about a dozen meteors last night around 7:30PM. Really cool! Never saw that many before. Kids first time seeing meteors too!!

We live in northeast Oregon.

We live in northeast Oregon. Has anyone seen the pale orange lights in the sky. ? My husband saw them first approximately 9-7-2014 and then we both saw it on 9-16-2014. It is not a meteor or a falling star. It changes directions extremely fast, seconds to cross the valley then gone. Anyone have information ?? It's also not any type of aircraft that I know of. No flashing lights just a pale orange glow.

I do live in oregon and saw a

I do live in oregon and saw a shining thing outside. I thought it was a shooting star or something, but looked on here and thought this was my answer.

Yes I did. A tad earlier over

Yes I did. A tad earlier over Point Pleasant NJ heading almost directly north and low in the sky.

My husband and I and our two

My husband and I and our two oldest children saw the huge fireball with a tail shoot downward and explode into a greenish light then disappear. Saw it Sept. 13, at 8:14pm.

by the way that was in

by the way that was in Chilliwack B.C. looking toward Abbotsford

Just saw the same bright

Just saw the same bright white light with a tail @1055 in Maryland . Pretty cool too fast though to take pictures.

Me and my daughter also just

Me and my daughter also just saw the meteor it also scared me with the bright lights.I had no idea what that was very nice but to fast.

I did saw one around 10.45 pm

I did saw one around 10.45 pm

I saw the same in the lower

I saw the same in the lower eastern sky

I live in NE Ohio and

I live in NE Ohio and regularly see shooting stars but have never seen a fireball. It lasted about 1 sec and looked like something exploded, fell and disappeared without a trace. Magnificent !

we live in S.C. and at

we live in S.C. and at aproximately 4:30 a.m. me and my husband saw a bright orange ball go across the sky, it lasted longer than a shooting star, and then it looked like it exploded into 2 pieces, we dont have a clue what that was

I also saw a big blue

I also saw a big blue fireball fly across the sky sat evening over greenlake

I just saw something that

I just saw something that looked like a white ball of fire shoot across the sky 9/11/2014 around 9 pm it looked like a comet . Did anyone see it?

My husband saw the bright

My husband saw the bright shooting stars halfway across the southern horizon last night 9/11/2014 approximately 9pm California time. Had a very long trail..

My neighbor and I saw it.

My neighbor and I saw it. What was it?

I saw it! It was amazing! It

I saw it! It was amazing! It looked super bright and like it was really close, didn't it? I've been trying to research it online to find out what it was but have found no info.

We saw 12 fireballs starting

We saw 12 fireballs starting in the east coming about 2 at a time, then heading west as some burned out. Can't find anything out in regards to this, what was it? August 12th around 10:00 pm

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