Spooky Season of the Skies

The NASA All-sky Fireball Network is a network of cameras set up by the NASA Meteoroid Environment Office (MEO) with the goal of observing the brightest meteors called fireballs.

However, sometimes creepy, crawly, spooky, strange, and mysterious images also get picked up by their cameras.

An orange hue tints the photo of the sky .

Do you see the jack-o-lantern in the clouds?

A spider crawls on the lens of the camera in the upper half of the screen

Long-legged creepy crawler.

A hooded figure seems o be in the distance on the camera.

Hooded visitor of the night?

The outline of a frog on the screen in black and white

Not all tree frogs live in trees.

Streaks from birds flying across the sky leave white lines on a black

Broomstick convention or birds?

A bird's talons are shown in black and white

I bet those talons could grab a lot of candy.

Images and video of fireballs from the cameras are available for anyone to download from NASA’s All-Sky Fireball Network.

By Lauren Perkins
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

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