Meteor captured on camera in US
A security camera above a car yard in
, and another in Maryland captured footage of what appeared to be a meteor travelling across the skyline late on Friday.
Meteoroid Environmental Office said the meteor was widely seen, with more than 350 reports on the website of the
American Meteor Society
The sky flash was spotted as far south as
and as far north as
, the newspaper
, chief astronomer at
, agreed that the sightings had all the hallmarks of a “fireball.”
Pitts said experts could not be 100 percent certain of what it was, but the descriptions by so many people were “absolutely consistent” with those of a meteor.
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