Another person, Andrea, said: “Most spectacular thing I’ve ever seen!”
Tom, from Fort Knox, told the IMO: “This was a fantastic event like no other I’ve seen. Two other people were with me during the sighting and they had never seen one like it either!”
Asteroids and meteors produce a bright explosion of fire when they hit the atmosphere as it is the first time the space rock has ever met resistance.
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