A bright green meteor flew off the south coast of Tasmania, Australia, and researchers caught the fireball ball on camera as it crashed into the ocean.
The meteorite lit up the night sky on Wednesday (November 18) at 9pm local Tasmanian time (5:21 am EST and 1021 GMT). Livestream camera on a research ship investigator operated by Australia’s National Science Agency, CSIRO, Got incredible views of fireballs descending from space and detaching over the Tasman Sea.
“We were amazed at what we saw upon review of the livestream footage; the idea of the size and brightness of the meteorite was incredible,” said John Hooper, CSIRO’s Voy Edge manager at Board Investigator. Said in a statement. “The meteor crossed the sky directly in front of the ship and then crashed – it was wonderful to see the footage, and we were very lucky that we captured it all on the ship’s live stream.”
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The Livestream Camera on Board Investigator operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This Meteor C.S.I.R.O. According to, when the ship was about 62૨ miles (100 kilometers) south of the coast of Tasmania, where it was arranged to map the coast of Hyun Marine Park, conduct oceanographic studies and conduct maritime tests for various marine equipment. (Which means “Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Institute”).
Meteors are parts of space rocks that enter the Earth’s atmosphere, and they don’t always get noticed in non-populated areas like the Southern Ocean.
“There were many meteors once Asteroids, Traveling through space on their own way. This change occurs as they get closer to Earth, where they may be affected by its gravitational pull, “said Glenn Nagley, a researcher in CSIRO astronomy and astronomy.” As soon as they enter our atmosphere they become meteors – and their entry can be visually stunning. “
Meteor footage scattered in the night sky was captured in black and white, but observers said a bright flash of light appeared green to the naked eye. Additional sightings have been reported in the area, but no other photos or videos have been shared with the meteor.
“Cameras are everywhere, in our pockets and around our cities, but they have to be in the right place at the right time – RV investigators were at that place and at the time,” Nagley said in a statement.
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