A meteor hurtled through the skies over Scotland tonight, treating stargazers to a colourful spectacle.
Spectators reported seeing green and blue flame trails as the rock burned up in the earth’s atmosphere, before crashing to the ground.
One onlooker said: “It appeared from nowhere and travelled at speed, losing altitude as it passed.”
The UK Meteor Network – @UKMeteorNetwork – Tweeted: “Large #fireball meteor spotted tonight 29 Jan 2022 at 18:48:26 UT from several UKMON cameras.”
Una Hogan replied: “Saw this blue tailed fireball on our way from Glasgow to Edinburgh this evening… Looked like it was right in front of us! Spectacular!”
Richie Hancox said: “Saw this in Perthshire, looked to have a bright green tail.”
And Timur Tugalev posted: “Saw it over Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park. It was Spectacular!”
Gary S said: “Saw it in Paisley!!! Caught it on dashcam too.”
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