A dazzling fireball that pierces Japan's night sky has been captured by several cameras.
Witnesses reported that a bright, silent light illuminated the sky for a few seconds as it descended to Earth with a greenish glow.  An expert believes that the fireball is likely to be a small portion of space rock that burns in our atmosphere.
A dazzling fireball that pierces the night sky in Japan has been captured by several cameras. Witnesses reported that they saw a bright, soundless light illuminate the sky for a few seconds as it descended to earth with a greenish glow
WHAT CAUSED THE BASEBALL?
Yasuo Shiba, an executive of Nippon Meteor Society, believes that the object was probably part of the Taurid meteor shower.
Every year, since the end of October, the heavens harbor the meteor shower, called "fireworks of nature".
The Taurids exhibition is created by the remains left by Encke's comet, named after the astronomer who discovered its annual trajectory in 1819.
During the shower, light streaks or "shooting stars" will be seen in the sky, caused by grains of dust and ice thrown by a comet that entered the atmosphere at 37 miles per second (60 km / s).
As they hit the atmosphere, friction causes them to burn when they heat the air around them, causing roads to be seen from the ground.
First appeared as a small orb, before blossoming into a mbadive flash that lit up the night sky.
Flashed several times before disappearing when it fell on Ear Approximately at 9.30 p.m., according to The Asashi Shimbun.
"Such brightness could only be observed a handful of times in a given year," said Yasuo Shiba, an executive at Nippon Meteor Society.
& # 39; Enlightened for about three seconds. It's almost certainly a ball of fire, "said Shiba, who observed the event.
He believes the object was probably part of the Taurid meteor shower observed in October and November.
Every year, since the end of October, the skies harbor the meteor shower, called "fireworks of nature".
The Taurids exhibit is created by remains left by Encke's comet, named after the astronomer who discovered his annual trajectory in 1819.
The fireball appears first as a small orb in the night sky, before blossoming (in a circle in red) in a mbadive flash that illuminates the night sky
During the shower, streaks of light, or shooting stars & # 39; You can see a sky crossing, caused by grains of dust and ice thrown by a comet that entered the atmosphere at 60 km / s.
As they hit the atmosphere, the friction causes them to burn as they heat the air around them, making the paths visible from the ground.
& # 39; It's a ball of fire … a great meteor & # 39; confirmed Chisato Yamauchi, a researcher at the Misato astronomical observatory in Wakayama prefecture.
& # 39; Fragments of sand and stone moving through space lit up due to friction as it entered the Earth's atmosphere, "he explained.
Last week, a similar lightning bolt tore at the sky in Phoenix.
The remarkable object was discovered by numerous people in the area, with reports coming from Arizona and the surrounding states, including California, Nevada, Utah and New Mexico.
The remarkable object was discovered by numerous people when it fell on Earth on November 21. November, with reports received in both Yoshitaka and in Syouko in southern Japan
. Last week, a similar lightning flashed in the sky in Phoenix. The remarkable object was discovered by numerous people in the area, with reports coming from Arizona and the surrounding states
& # 39; Something BRILLIANT just flew through the Phoenix sky around 8:30 in the afternoon! & # 39; the city of Phoenix, AZ, tweeted last night.
& # 39; Look what our Phoenix City Cam captured! Look to the right of this screen. & # 39;
The amazing video, captured with a Nest security camera, shows the moment an object appears over the city.
According to the American Meteor Society, this week alone has several sources of meteoric activity, leading to sightings of fireballs around the world.
In the span of only ten hours between November 14 and 15, there were four main sightings, with events in France and Germany, as well as in two parts of the United States.