2020-07-03

Japan’s night sky is now a huge meteor, a huge explosion in the sky! Live video exposure

By ddzyx

We often see meteors in the usual night sky, but there are not many opportunities to directly observe super-large meteors.

According to foreign media reports, in the early hours of July 2nd, A huge meteor swept over the Kanto region of Japan from west to east, and a few minutes later, a loud noise similar to an explosion sounded , This matter has also caused heated discussion among the Japanese people.

From the video, the giant meteor appears in the picture, emits extremely dazzling light, and at the same time there are several small tails in the rear, suspecting that the star has fallen off. (click here to watch the video)

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A lot of Japanese netizens posted on the Internet and responded that they had witnessed the shooting of meteors. Others said that after a few minutes, a loud explosion sounded in the air, similar to the sound of a missile exploding.

At the same time, some netizens said that they saw their own”windows shaking”,”the sky suddenly became brighter, and there was a feeling of splitting”,”a loud noise can also be heard indoors” Waiting, some people even called the police, reflecting that they heard a huge explosion in the sky.

Witnessing the scene, Fujii Dadi, a researcher at the Hiratsuka City Museum, told the media that the meteor was moving from west to east at the time,”feeling brighter than the full moon.” According to the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, “In Japan, several meteors are witnessed on average a month, but the sound is rarely heard.”

It is reported that meteors are fragments of stars floating in the universe. After entering the planet’s atmosphere, they are rubbed and burned when passing through the atmosphere. The object is called a meteorite.