On the heels of a close fly-by of an asteroid 17,000 miles from Earth on Friday morning and a devastating meteor that landed in Russia, Bay Area stargazers caught a glimpse of another meteor Friday night.
An event similar to the meteor explosion in the sky over Russia Friday morning, which blasted out countless windows and injured as many as 1,000 people, could happen without much warning in California, according to a local space scientist.
A ball of fire, possibly a meteor, lit up the sky in the Bay Area and beyond early Thursday morning.
A mysterious rock that hit a Novato home may be a meteorite after all.
It turns out an object that hit a Novato home and thought to be a meteorite is just a rock.
A Novato homeowner found a small meteorite that one NASA scientist believes is a piece of the flaming fireball that streaked across northern California skies on Wednesday.
A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area.
NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute were asking for the public’s help finding footage photos and video of a daylight meteor that fell over Northern California on Sunday.
Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.