Mysterious Light Seen In Skies Across Northern California Was A MeteorSocial media was filled with photos, videos and questions Wednesday night about the bright light and strangely illuminated smoke contrail seen in the skies that were visible across the Bay Area and California.
Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Coming This WeekendThe annual Perseid meteor showers are coming this weekend.
Boulder-Size Asteroid Burns Up Over Africa Hours After Its DiscoveryA boulder-size asteroid, roughly six feet across, disintegrated harmlessly over Botswana, eight hours after first being detected.
Blazing Meteor Fireball, Bright as 100 Moons, Lights Up Arctic SkyA meteor blazed across Arctic Finland Thursday night, brightening the sky and sending scientists on a scramble to locate shards of the reported meteorite.
Huge Meteor Streaks Across A Dozen Midwestern StatesCalifornians see many meteors each year, but some folks in the Midwest just saw a doozy.
Super Moon Of The Century To Light Up Night Sky November 14thIf you’re a fan of super moons, you’re in for the treat of the century – so far.
Leonids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight -- When To WatchThe Leonids shower could produce several displays of activity with up to 15 meteors per hour.
Meteor Caught On Camera Exploding Over Skies Of BangkokA meteor was caught on camera exploding in the atmosphere over Bangkok, Thailand by several dashcams Monday.
Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak Wednesday, 60 Shooting Stars Per Hour PredictedPeople looking for a shooting star to wish upon may find Wednesday overnight to be a dream come true.
Did You See The Meteor? Brilliant Chrome, Red, Green Fireball Blazes Through Bay Area Skies SaturdayWhat appears to be a meteor blazed over the North Bay midday Saturday creating a frenzy of excited tweets and blog posts, and triggering calls to 9-1-1 dispatchers reporting what looked like a possible aircraft going down.
Look Up! Nature's Light Show, The Geminid Meteor Shower Is OnClear skies permitting, the show begins at 9 p.m. and will continue until sunrise. Try to find the darkest patch of sky possible for maximum viewing.
Geminids Meteor Shower To Peak Late In Evening Over Bay Area SkiesA meteor shower will peak over Bay Area skies next Sunday.
Origin Of Meteorite That Crashed Into Novato Home Traced Back 4 Billion Years To Formation Of MoonA Marin County woman’s claims that a meteorite plunked down on the roof of her home have been validated by a team of planetary scientists, who tracked the space rock's origin to the formation of the moon 4.47 billion years ago.
Best Meteor Shower Of The Year Peaks Tuesday, 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour Predicted In Perseid ShowerIf you thought July 4th's fireworks were exciting, wait until you see a ball of fire explode overhead in the annual Perseid Meteor Shower, set to peak Tuesday night with 100 shooting stars each hour, and continue for several days afterward.
No Need For Telescope To Watch New Meteor ShowerSenior Contributing Editor of Sky and Telescope Magazine, Kelly Beatty, tells us why a potentially impressive meteor shower could be seen for the first time this Memorial Day Weekend.