Police Camera Captures Fireball Streaking Across Northern Territory Sky
A meteor was recorded streaking across the sky by CCTV in Tennant Creek in Australia’s Northern Territory in the early hours of Monday, May 20.
According to The Australian, Northern Territory Police Supt James O’Brien said officers received calls from a concerned resident shortly after midnight.
The caller said they saw a “magnificent, brilliant white light that had lit up Alice Springs like daylight”.
CCTV footage shared by the Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services shows the fireball illuminating the sky as it plummets to earth.
Credit: Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services via Storyful