Incredible moment ‘radiant bright light’ flashes across the sky in Australia: ‘What was that?’
- Reports of blue/green flashes in the sky on Saturday
- The Townsville man’s dashcam recorded the lights
A driver has shared incredible footage of the moment when a ‘radiant bright light’ flashed across the sky.
Jim Robertson’s dashcam captured the extraordinary moment when the sky lit up as he drove down University Road in Townsville Saturday night.
There were multiple reports in Queensland of bright blue and green flashes high above, followed by a booming sound.
What Mr. Robertson, from Townsville, saw was a great light in the sky.
He said the incident was over in “a few seconds.”
There were multiple reports in Queensland of brightly colored flashes high in the sky over Townsville on Saturday night, followed by a booming sound
“We just thought, ‘What the hell is that? Are we being invaded, was it a plane crash, was it space debris?’ he told 9News.
An expert has already made an effort to quell all rumors about flying saucers.
Dr. Brad Tucker, an astrophysicist at the Australian National University, said it was definitely a meteor.
He said the incident was most likely caused by part of an asteroid erupting between Mars and Jupiter.
“When it hit the Earth’s atmosphere, it created this bright flash and show in the sky.”
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