— UK Meteor Network (@UKMeteorNetwork) February 28, 2021
- Meteor Explodes in UK Sky as Dazzling Fireball And Loud Bang Reported for Miles
by James Bickerton, Unzela Khan, 28 Feb 2021, https://www.dailystar.co.uk/
People across the country spotted the meteor and captured the stunning moment the fireball shot across the sky. Beautiful images were shared on social media of the astonishing sighting
Brits spotted a dazzling fireball and a trail of smoke, with loud bangs heard for miles in what is reported to be a meteor. People took to social media to share images and videos of the astonishing sightings.
The dramatic sighting was spotted across the UK shortly before 10pm, with Scots reporting the “stunning” moment. Those in the West Country also saw the dramatic fireball. Typically meteor’s travel across space at tens of thousands of miles per hour but burn up, producing a warm glow, if they enter the Earth’s atmosphere.
Londoner Shane Mann tweeted: “Just saw a #meteor burn up across the sky in West London. Stunning.