January 2020 to July 2020 Events
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24 Jan. 2020
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Did A Meteorite Start A Fire And Leave A Small Crater In Florida? - 08 Jan
A ball of fire, then a small crater left behind. The owners tell us something
had to hit the fence; something had to have been hot enough to set a patch of
trees on fire and burn the siding of a nearby building.
Whitmore was out walking her dog around 10:15 p.m. Friday (Jan 3, 2020)
when she looked across the street and saw a fire on her neighbor's property. The
flames were along the side of the house on the property line burning in a bank
'Green flash' seen In Fort Collins, Colorado Night Sky Likely A Meteor - 07
Coloradoan reader Krista Vance tipped us off to a bright green ball of light she
said she and her 15-year-old daughter Olivia saw streak across the sky while
driving north on Taft Hill Road near the Cathy Fromme Prairie area around 9 p.m.
Friday(3 Jan 2020?).
"It was only visible for two snaps of your fingers, then ... poof ... gone,"
Vance told the Coloradoan, adding that the sight of the quick green flash gave
'Green Flash' Seen In Fort Collins, Colorado Night Sky Likely A Meteor - 07
The meteors, which originated from Ursa Major, or the Big Dipper, would have
been visible on the East Coast closer to 3 a.m. Saturday (4 Jan 2020???).
Meteor Fireball Illuminates Night Sky In Pozan, Poland - 07 Jan 2020
Meteor fireball Spotted Over Ottawa - Gatineau, Canada - 06 Jan 2020
"The two big things were the diameter and the brightness," Jones said Monday
morning. "It was clearly as bright as Venus or the moon ... and instead of a
pinpoint of light with a tail, it was a sphere with a tail."
Christopher Cordick was driving northbound along Eagleson Road in Ottawa's west
end when he saw what he described as a "very vibrant light in the sky descending
rapidly." Cordick said the time was around
"The light of the fireball remained bright until it descended below the tree
lines and it left my sight," Cordick told CBC News in an email.
Rooftop Cameras Capture Another Meteor Fireball Over Madison, Wisconsin - 08
Hurricanes, Earthquakes And Now A Daytime Meteor: Fireball Blazes Over Puerto
Rico In Broad Daylight - 01/18/2020
Meteor Fireball Filmed Over Sarasota, Florida - 01/18/2020
Shortly before midnight on Thursday, January 16, Gail tells ABC7 she saw a huge
fireball streak across the sky. She was watching TV, facing her backdoor, when
she saw what looked like a comet with a tail going horizontally through the sky.
She says, "It was AWESOME!"
ABC7 posted about it on Facebook to see if anyone got video and, as it happens,
Jackie Greenough did. When you watch the video, which is timestamped at 11:57pm,
you'll see little chaotic streaks - those are bugs flying about - but look in
the upper middle of the screen. You'll see the fireball as it moves decisively
across the sky. It lasts at least 13 seconds before moving out of frame.
Jonathan noted the American Meteor Society had at least 25 reported sightings of
the fireball all over the Suncoast and even as far away as Georgia and Alabama.
Mysterious Fireball Flies Across Sky Before Disappearing Over Southampton,
UK - 21 Jan 2020
A MYSTERIOUS object was seen flying across Southampton before "bursting into
flames" and plummeting to the ground.
Residents watched in shock as an unidentified object with a twisted vapour trail
began to pass over the city, before it caught fire and suddenly began to fall to
This happened at around 4.45pm on Saturday January 18, and the object was seen
to be travelling towards the Weston Shore, but was believed to be around "20 to
30 miles away".
Kev Brophy, of Blackthorn Road, Southampton, witnessed the incident from his
home and described the whole ordeal as "quite scary".
Mysterious fireball flies across sky before disappearing over Southampton,
UK - 21 Jan 2020
Meteor Fireball Filmed Over East Anglia, UK - 22 Jan 2020
A couple were left stunned as they watched a fireball crashing to earth in East
It was spotted across Norfolk and Suffolk on Sunday, January 19 with sightings
in Haddiscoe, Norwich, Blakeney, East Rudham and Wells.
Matthew and Claire Ling were travelling near Ipswich when they spotted it at
Bright Meteor Fireball Blazes Over Cyprus - 22 Jan 2020
The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 121 reports about a meteor
fireball seen over Cyprus (Ammochostos, Famagusta, ???????, Larnaca, Larnaka,
Lefko?a kazas?, Limasol, Limassol, Nicosia, North District and Paphos) on
Tuesday, January 21st 2020 around 20:08 UT.
Huge Meteor Fireball Spotted In Skies Over Cornwall, UK - 24 Jan 2020
"An enormous fireball explodes through the sky above Bude in Cornwall two nights
ago (21st January, 11:24pm).
"It was roughly the size of a beach ball (1/2 a metre across) and it was
travelling at a velocity of around 15-20km PER SECOND over the Bristol Channel!
Meteor Fireball Spotted Over Huron County, Ontario - 22 Jan 2020
What's believed to be a meteor lit up the skies over Huron County Tuesday night.
An observatory at Western University captured the fireball heading from Brussels
towards Kintail around 9 p.m.
Blazing Blue Meteor Turns Night Into Day Over Israel - 22 Jan 2020
A large meteor lit up the night sky over Israel with a blue flash so bright it
was seen in neighboring Lebanon and Cyprus.
One witness was driving along Route 6 on Tuesday evening when suddenly he saw a
blue ball flash through the sky. He later discovered his dashboard camera had
captured the sight.
Asteroid Fireball Explodes Over The Great Lakes - 23 Jan 2020
he shattered remains of an asteroid now lie on the floor of one of North
America's Great Lakes after travelling from beyond Mars to rain down on Earth in
a blaze of fire.
Numerous eyewitnesses reported seeing the raging fireball streak across the sky
on Tuesday night and experts calculate that it travelled nearly half a billion
kilometers before coming to rest in its watery grave on the floor of Lake Huron.
Meteor scientist Peter Brown reported that the trajectory of the space rock's
flight reveal that it travelled from the asteroid belt beyond Mars before
hitting our planet.
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