Stunning Fireball Brightens Skies Over California, Arizona And Nevada [Watch] – DNyuz

Stunning Fireball Brightens Skies Over California, Arizona And Nevada [Watch]

A marvelous fireball blazed over California, Arizona and Nevada last week. The event was captured on video, which shows how quickly the fireball brightened up the skies of early morning.

The fireball happened during the wee hours of June 23, according to the American Meteor Society (AMS). It streaked across the early morning skies at 5:39 a.m. ET.

Not a lot of people were up to witness the fireball. There are so far only 18 reports from three states about the event, now dubbed 3153-2023. As usual, the home security cameras captured everything.

Two of the videos sent to AMS by San Diego came from California. The stunning fireball is visible in one video, shooting through the sky from behind a house. The greenish hue of the fireball is clearly visible. It gave the sky a pretty eerie glow as it shone brightly.

The other view from San Diego is also quite interesting. One can clearly see just how the skies brightened once the fireball entered into view. It shoots down until it passes behind some trees and appears to flash brightly again, making it look quite like a flash of lightning.

Another footage from Sahuarita, Arizona, also appears to have come from a home security camera. The video is short, but sweet, as the fireball can be seen in quick flashes of light beyond the wall.

Much of the reports of the event came from California and Arizona. The “beautiful, brilliant” phenomenon was spotted by a bus driver from San Diego. Some also reported hearing a “whoosh” or a “loud pop, then a boom,” according to Sacramento Bee.

The terms “fireball” or “bolide” refer to “exceptionally bright meteors” that are seen across a wide area. People in three different states reported seeing the latest fireball.

Although the objects that cause fireballs may appear to be large, maybe more than a meter in size, they’re actually often not big enough to survive entry into our atmosphere, according to NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies.

Sometimes, there are cases wherein small fragments still make it to the ground. In February, there were three fireball events in just three days starting around Valentine’s Day, and all of them resulted in the recovery of meteorite fragments.

It is not known whether the fireball that occurred in California, Arizona, and Nevada has left any trace of its travel.

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