A natural event occurred this weekend, which astonished more than one person in the United Kingdom, as a strange meteor in the form of a fireball flew from the sky of that area in broad daylight, in addition to a sound. The explosion was so loud that it was heard, according to the live science portal, as far north as France.
Sonic booms on Saturday, March 20 and reportedly at 2:50 p.m. It was heard in southwestern England, Wales and northern France.
At first, most believed the noise was the result of fighter jets, but the Ministry of Defense quickly announced that this was not the case.
It was later determined to be a one-day fireball meteor. Some experts said that The car must have been “too big” So that it is possible to spot it during the day.
Many people on Twitter said they saw Flash of bright light in the sky at the same time, And took photos of the shocking incident.
What is a fireball meteorite?
It is an extremely bright type of meteorite Emits light equal to or greater than Venus in the night sky, According to the American Meteor Society (AMS).
These meteors burn brightly due to their size and speed; Most fireballs come from asteroids that are at least 3.3 feet (1 m) wide. As the meteor strikes the Earth’s atmosphere, Slows down and heats up due to friction, According to AMS, releasing energy in the form of visible light.
Also, those racing cars are often Create a sound boom Prior to dissolution.
This type of outbreak could be an indicator that the meteor was too large to hit the ground like a meteor, according to Ashley King, a scientist at the UK Fireball Alliance.