As people in the UK geared up to celebrate New Year’s Eve with fireworks and lights, a mysterious green object streaked across the night sky for a few seconds. More than 700 sightings of the green flash of light were reported to the International Meteor Organisation (IMO), mainly in the skies over England and Scotland on Sunday (31 December).
Many who witnessed the unusual occurrence even shared videos on YouTube and social media platforms that show the bright object whizzing through the night sky. The occurrence sparked speculation about what it was.
However, as IMO described, the object was actually a meteor that burned up in the Earth’s atmosphere turning into a glowing fireball. “Probably one of the last bright fireballs of 2017, but what a fireball,” the organisation tweeted. The UK Meteor Network described the fireball, which was visible at 5.30pm local time, as “very
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