Reports have are available in from London, Birmingham and Bath a meteor taking pictures throughout the sky. UK Meteor Network’s Twitter web site account wrote: “We have obtained 60 fireball reviews this night.” It later added: “Looks like lots of people within the UK and Ireland noticed the 9:55 #fireball #meteor The reviews are flooding in, 120 to this point and counting. From the 2 movies we noticed it was a gradual shifting meteor with clearly seen fragmentation.”
One of the eyewitnesses responded: “One of these reviews is me – I actually couldn’t believe my eyes! Most unimaginable factor ive ever seen it was like a firework. I’m so excited!!!”
Another wrote: “OK I may be going mad however I swear I simply noticed like… the brightest taking pictures star/meteor? Looked like a firework however was coming down from the sky?!?! Anyone else in London/Essex see one thing? Freaked me out.”
Another stated: “Just noticed an enormous #meteor round 21:55 over Manchester. Very spectacular.”
While a fourth stated: “Anyone see the huge fireball meteor over Birmingham approx 9:50pm, UK tonight?”
A stargazer from Liverpool added: “Did anyone else simply see that meteor that flew over the sky in Liverpool I believed I used to be seeing issues absolute insanity a fireball flying throughout the sky.”
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Video footage has caught the meteor from above a house in Milton Keynes.
And Northamptonshire Weather wrote: “This #meteor was seen from a number of elements of the U.Ok. this night simply earlier than 10pm.
“There are a number of reviews that this lit up the sky above #Northamptonshire for just a few seconds.”
A meteor is often recognized as an area rock which enters Earth’s ambiance.
Astronomers class a fireball as a “brighter-then-usual” meteor.
The greatest ever meteorite to hit Britain was found in 2019 when a crater was found 12 miles in from the west coast of Scotland.
The 0.6 mile huge meteorite is believed to have hit Earth 1.2 billion years in the past. Evidence of the collision was first found in 2008 when chemical residue was found on close by rocks.