SYDNEYSIDERS had been left dazzled after an enormous meteor dashed across the sky final night time.
The meteor flew across New South Wales at round 6.30pm final night time, however solely lasted for a number of seconds.
Stunned social media customers described a bright white ball with a blue and inexperienced tail, with some saying they noticed it flip from bright orange to inexperienced.
Just came upon that the unbelievable bright flare or rogue firework I noticed final night time turned out to be the #SydneyMeteor. My astronomy profession continues! Amazing
— Melissa Field (@melissajfield) August 4, 2018
— Tessa Rex (@ms_tessa_rex) August 4, 2018
The meteor over Sydney this night was thoughts blowing. A fireball with an elongated tail, showing out of skinny air, transferring horizontally across the skyline at a stately tempo after which disappearing into nothing. Surreal & I nonetheless have a way of disbelief however privilege.
— Sarosh Batliwalla (@sarosh_bat) August 4, 2018
In a video obtained by Nine News, one pair filmed the spectacular light present whereas driving.
“What the hell is that?” exclaims one particular person.
“That is a meteorite.”
“Oh my god, I saw it. I saw it. Wow!”
— Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) August 4, 2018
While it’s too early to say the place the meteor has fallen, specialists say it may very well be round Cooma, south of Canberra.
Keep a glance out!