SCAMP Finding Meteorites, a UK network of all-sky fireball cameras that record meteors, reported that a “bright fireball” was seen in the sky over the city at September 9th February, 54 p.m.
It was reported on Twitter with the comment, “Cant wait to check the numbers and see what hit us”
And not just in Cardiff The UK Meteor Network, which also monitors meteor sightings in the UK, said they have received hundreds of reports from across the UK – many people use social media to share their videos
She said: “A wonderful sight that I will never forget, really amazing My sister from another valley saw it too, which makes it even more special”
A fireball is another term for a very bright meteor that is generally brighter than magnitude -4, which is roughly the size of the planet Venus in the morning or evening sky
Jon Maher captured this image of the meteor over West Yorkshire and it was also captured by several doorbell cameras across the UK
World News – UK – What we know about the meteor seen over Cardiff