Watch incredible sight of meteor soaring through sky above Wiltshire caught by doorbell camera
Stay in the loop with what matters in our community by signing up for our Daily Newsletter A large meteor or fireball has been sighted soaring low through the sky over Wiltshire by a doorbell CCTV camera. People across the nation, looked up in awe at the sky on Wednesday night (May 11), with sightings of the meteor fireball in South Wales, Hertfordshire and West Sussex. The computer programmer, told WiltshireLive that this was by far the most amazing thing his doorbell camera had ever captured - although it had caught another smaller meteor in 2020, and ever since - he'd wondered whether he'd find another.
When he found the surprise on his CCTV footage on Thursday morning (May 12), Matt was shocked, surprised and exited all in one. READ MORE: Watch as weird 'UFO' spinning 'thing' appears in the sky above Wiltshire Matt has also registered the video on a UK meteor website, where he logged the last one and says that after a few days, a handful of people had managed to work out the trajectory the meteor might have taken and who could have seen it from different places in the world. "It's nice here because there's not a lot of light pollution but I'm not obsessed," he said, "you have to have a lot of patience to capture moments like these on camera normally.
He said: "After a couple of years, I've never spotted anything criminal going on, but I'll have a look just in case - you never know! There's almost nothing every night, it's usually just a tedious, repetitive exercise. You can stay up to date on the top news near you with Wiltshire Live's FREE newsletters – enter your email address at the top of the page or sign up to our newsletters.
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