A meteor broke through the sky over millions of Britons with a huge light on Monday night in the United Kingdom.
Astronomers across England were stunned by the amazing natural phenomenon that lit up the sky on Monday night. The blazing fireball has been seen over London, Sussex, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and Devon According to the news some have seen it as far north as Wolverhampton near Birmingham.
The weather service said it was first seen shortly after 8 p.m. In a great video recording, you can see how A shooting star collides with a fireball as it burns in the atmosphere.
The Met Office wrote in a message via Twitter: A meteor passed over the UK. If you manage to get hold of any screenshots, we’d love to see them.
People flooded social media with their video recordings of the rare celestial phenomenon, reports A.J daily Mail.
According to one expert, the time of day and clear skies also contributed to the fact that a rare celestial phenomenon could easily be detected in this quality.
This is how the locals saw it
Sophie Green, an observatory over Balham, south London, saw the flaming meteor.It was bright orange, so low-key that, to be honest, I first thought it was fireworks, and then I thought it was the end of the world. I’m grateful to see him wrote on Twitter.
One of the videos shows howA meteor slides across the sky and passes over an airplane as it burns up in the atmosphere.
News and footage came from London, Hertfordshire and Wolverhampton, among others.
A woman from Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, saw the flying creature from her front room at about 8 p.m. His video shows a streak of light in the sky above a residential area for just 10 seconds before it disappears from view. He told a news agency:I had just turned off my computer and looked out the window, just in perfect timing. It was not like the shooting star I had seen in the past. It seemed so close…then it just disappeared… I told my husband, but he didn’t really believe me.
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