Meteors captured shooting over Teesside skies in footage from doorbell camera
Get the latest news from Darlington direct to your inbox with our free email newsletter Two meteors have been captured shooting across the Teesside skies in footage captured by a doorbell camera. The fast moving streaks of light were spotted in the early hours high above New Marske, flashing over homes in the space of just a few seconds. Chris Mclintock was working a night shift at the time and happened to log on to his Ring doorbell to check everything was ok at home.
READ MORE: Hail and thunderstorms set to hit Teesside as yellow weather warning issued "I live in New Marske and a couple of nights ago I was at work on a night shift and just happened to log on to my Ring doorbell live view and noticed a flash. "I showed my wife and she noticed a second one at the end as well. The footage, which Chris, 42, a power station control room operator, has shared with TeessideLive, captures the meteors in black and white.
Meteors are pieces of debris which enter our planet’s atmosphere at speeds of up to 70 kilometres per second, vaporising and causing the streaks of light called meteors. The shower favours the Southern Hemisphere and appears low in the sky for northerly latitudes such as the UK usually in the early pre-dawn hours.
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