Sporadic Meteor Causes Bright Streak Of Light Over Bay AreaHours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to Earth, residents in California reported seeing an unusual flash of light over the San Francisco Bay area that left many startled and thrilled.
Asteroid Buzzes Earth Hours After Meteor Explodes Over RussiaA 150-foot asteroid hurtled through Earth's backyard Friday, coming within an incredible 17,150 miles and making the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded above Russia just hours before the asteroid zoomed past the planet.
Northern California Gets Rare View Of Burning MeteorImages were captured by sky gazers, showing a fiery streak of light shooting across the sky.
Meteor Lights Up Northern California SkiesA meteor lit up the night sky Wednesday, and was spotted all across the area.
Meteor Passing Through Atmosphere Leaves Many RattledA bright meteor shower was not just seen with the eyes but it was heard for miles.
Mystery Light Spotted In Southwest SkyA brilliant bright light seen streaking over the Southwestern sky Wednesday night was most likely a fireball -- a fragment of an asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere, a NASA scientist said.