Large fireball over Belgium and Netherlands, seen also from UK, France and Germany

A bright fireball streaked across the night sky over Belgium and Netherlands at around 20:12 UTC on February 15, 2019. The event lasted several seconds. The International Meteor Organization (IMO) received 107 eyewitness reports. The object was mostly seen from the...... Read more »

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Very powerful explosions of light detected in Earth’s atmosphere, possibly a new physical phenomena

Russian Astro and Geophysics satellite named after 18th-century scientists Mikhail Lomonosov, also known as MVL-300, has reportedly detected a previously unknown physical phenomenon in the Earth's atmosphere. This space-based observatory was launched in 2016 in...... Read more »

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Van Allen Probes begin final phase of exploration in Earth’s radiation belts

NASA's twin Van Allen Probes, launched in August 2012 and originally designed as a two-year mission, are starting a new and final phase in their exploration. On February 12, 2019, one of the twin Van Allen Probes begins a series of orbit descent maneuvers to...... Read more »

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Sonic boom shatters windows as meteor explodes over Cuba, numerous meteorites found

A relatively big meteor exploded over the town of Vinales in western Cuba at 18:19 UTC (13:19 local time) on Friday, February 1, 2019. The object produced a loud sonic boom and left a long trail of smoke. Numerous meteorites have already been found. Residents...... Read more »

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