New Year’s Eve Meteor Streaked Over The UK

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New Year’s Eve Meteor Streaked Over The UK
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The previous year was rich in astronomical events, and 2018 won’t be an exception. Already at the beginning of the year, we were able to witness the super wolf moon, and at the end of the month, we will witness a wonderful celestial event when three cycles will align, the supermoon, blue moon, and blood moon, which includes a total lunar eclipse. On New Year’s Eve, skywatchers from the UK witnessed a bright green light that shot across the sky which turned out to be a meteor. However, some people thought that the New Year’s Eve meteor was a UFO.

The International Meteor Organization (IMO) confirmed that the bright green flash was a meteor which streaked across the night sky on New Year’s Eve. After the appearance, more than 400 people reported the sighting to the IMO, and some delivered footage from cameras and dashcams. Also many people posted about the New Year’s Eve meteor sighting on social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

The light was very