HELSINKI — Norwegian specialists say an unusually massive meteor was seen over massive components of southern Scandinavia and illuminated southeast Norway with a robust flash of sunshine for just a few seconds as many observers have been reported to additionally hear a roaring sound afterwards.
The Norwegian Meteor Community stated that it had analyzed and reviewed a number of movies of the occasion Sunday and stated the meteor first appeared about 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of the capital, Oslo, and continued its path in a southwest path earlier than fragmenting in a number of flashes of sunshine.
“The meteor appeared at 1:08 a.m. on the evening of July 25 and was seen for roughly for five seconds,” stated the community stated, which had posted a video on the phenomenon on its Twitter website.
Sightings of meteors, area rocks that burn brightly after getting into the Earth’s environment at excessive velocity, aren’t unusual over Norway and the Norwegian Meteor Community has a variety of cameras repeatedly monitoring the sky.
A meteor that survives passage to the bottom is named a meteorite.
Preliminary knowledge urged a meteorite could have hit Earth in a big forested space, Finnemarka, not removed from Oslo, the Norwegian Meteor Community stated.