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UFO spotted in Hastings (Fireball)

A UFO sighting has been reported by an Observer reader.

Mason Woodhams described seeing a "green fireball track across the sky" at about 11.05pm last night (Tuesday).


Nigeria: Strange Explosion Rocks Sokoto

There was pandemoniun yesterday as a loud explosion emanating from a heavy metal - like object rocked the city of Sokoto.

The object fell from an unknown location and landed at Mana Village, Sokoto South Local Government Council, at about 10:00p.m. Wednesday night, in the compound of one Bello Mohammed, creating extra ordinary lightning across the metropolis.


Is it a bird, or is it a plane? No, it's a meteor (UK)

Likened to a scene from an HG Wells novel, the green streak of a meteor has been sighted in the skies above Peterborough and Stamford.

Verified by three separate eye-witness accounts, the meteor - which could have been hundreds of miles above the Earth's surface - may have been no larger than a pea.

The meteor was initially reported to The Evening Telegraph by a reader in Werrington, Peterborough, who spotted the glowing green object at 7pm on Wednesday.


Meteor photographed over Florida

FOX 35 viewer, Alexandra Gregory captured these spectacular images of an object -- what appears to be a meteor -- streaking through the sky on Tuesday, January 7, as seen from Poinciana.

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FOX 35 viewer, Alexandra Gregory captured these spectacular images of an object streaking through the sky on Tuesday, January 7, as seen from Poinciana.

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Fireball over Baltimore

I'm starting to receive reports of a fireball southwest of Baltimore Monday evening. Here are two of them:

From Donna Caudle: "My husband and I were driving last night (1/7/08) through Perry Hall, MD when we spotted a blue-green fall fireball speeding to some site not far from us ... We were traveling near the area of Magdlet Rd in Perry Hall and Joppa was closed for some accident. I would say we were facing north west when we spotted it falling the the direction of Carney or Towson. The time was about 8:50 pm last night ,Monday the 7th of Janurary "


California UFO or Fireball sighting? Firemen go toward the light

A Christmas Eve flash in the sky over northeastern Shasta County has some speculating about reindeer on fire or season's greetings from little green men.

But the celestial light show was probably just a meteorite, said Fall River Mills firefighter Quincy Hatch.

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Meteor fragment crater draws crowds to Gianyar

Gianyar, Bandung - Residents in Sukawati village in Gianyar regency, around 20 kilometers north of Denpasar, reported the appearance of a mysterious crater in the middle of a paddy field Wednesday.

The hole was allegedly caused by a falling meteorite fragment.

One meter wide and around 30 centimeters deep, the cavity has turned into a large puddle in the heavy rains that have showered the area since New Year's Eve.


Nevada, US: Strange light in the sky spotted in Sparks on Christmas Eve

Officials are trying to determine what people saw streaking across the sky last evening above Spanish Springs north of Reno.

Washoe County sheriff's deputies and search and rescue team members think they may be looking for a meteorite.

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US: Large, Bright Green Fireball Descends Out Of Clear Oregon Sky

Could it have been Rudolph's nose, gleaming brightly? Or maybe just a meteorite in the making?

All across Central last night, there were reports of a fireball seen streaking to the ground.

Keith Clinton, who lives east of Bend says he saw a "large, bright green fireball descend out of the cloudless sky east of Bend."

Clinton says the fireball turned yellow and exploded about 10 degrees above the horizon, breaking into several pieces as it did.


Malaysia: Mysterious 'blast' turns out to be sonic boom

The mystery "blast" that rocked Kuala Terengganu, Dungun and Marang in Terengganu for several seconds on Friday turned out to be sonic boom from the newly-acquired state-of-the-art Sukhoi fighter jet.

Two of the fighter jets were involved in a non-combatant training in preparation for the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) air show.

Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) public relations officer Maj Zulkiflee Abdul Latiff said the fighter jets travelled at supersonic speed, emitting loud sonic booms.

"We hope the people in Terengganu do not panic upon hearing the sound,'' he said.