Lovecraft's fascination with meteors probably started when he saw the periodic showers over Providence. He says he witnessed a "great meteor" in 1906. So, we like to mention anytime a "colour out of space" is noted in the media.
_____ Meteor Fragment From Wisconsin Fireball Discovered by Farmer By Tariq Malik SPACE.com Managing Editor posted: 17 April 2010
A small chunk of rock believed to be a fragment from a meteor that burst into a stunning fireball over Wisconsin Wednesday night was discovered by a farmer after it fell on the roof of his shed.
The meteor fragment is peppered with gray, white and reddish minerals, though one side is covered in what scientists called a "fusion crust" – a layer of dark material forged during the meteor's fiery passage into Earth's atmosphere. It weighs just 0.2 ounces (7.5 grams) and is about 2 inches (5 cm) long and less than an inch wide.
Besides being a Lovecraftian, I'm a writer with numerous publications of short stories, poems, and essays: Down in The Cellar, The Open Vein, +Horror Library+ Vol. 1, Horror Mall, Blood Moon Rising, Dark Recesses, and more. I'm an associate editor at Miskatonic Books where I blog. A long time member of Horror Library's T-12 (now defunct) where over 120,000 readers enjoyed my stories. My HPL blog has garnered notoriety since 2006, has nearly 3000 posts on HPL facts - many not found elsewhere, and has accumulated over 215,000 reads. I have written an unpublished biography on Lin Carter, and currently writing a biography of Lovecraft's grandfather.