Sydney meteor steals the show as presenter reads live news
Didn’t catch the meteor Saturday night?
Well, if you were watching Seven News you might have just seen it by chance.
The meteor scooted past Seven News presenter Michael Usher as he read the news.
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) August 5, 2018
The fireball many saw hurtling across the night sky was spotted from the NSW Southern Highlands to southeast Queensland around 6.30pm but lasted only seconds.
Some Twitter users describe the meteor as a bright white ball with a blue and green tail. Others say it was more orange.
— Tessa Rex (@ms_tessa_rex) August 4, 2018
Just found out that the incredible bright flare or rogue firework I saw last night turned out to be the #SydneyMeteor. My astronomy career continues! Amazing
— Melissa Field (@melissajfield) August 4, 2018
While it’s unsure where the meteor landed, experts say it may have been around Cooma near the Snowy Mountains.
This dashcam footage shows the meteor dashing over Campleblltown.
Footage: Kirk-Mel Newport, Facebook