- A bright fireball was spotted in western Japan, on Sunday
- Several cameras captured the moment that the bolide illuminated the surroundings
- The event was reportedly seen in various regions in Western and Central Japan
A fireball event was spotted in Japan over the weekend. The event was so bright that it momentarily lit up the night sky.
A bright fireball was spotted at about 1:34 a.m. local time, Sunday in western Japan. According to the International Meteor Organization (IMO), witnesses said that there was a “rumbling noise” then the sky went “totally bright.”
In the video shared by Japan Broadcasting Corporation, NHK on Twitter, a bright greenish ball can be seen streaming in the sky at various locations. It can be seen falling for a few seconds before illuminating the night sky for a brief moment then fizzling out in an instant.
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