Multiple doorbell camera and dashcam footage shows green fireball in night sky

Green fireball meteor spotted across the UK
Green fireball meteor spotted across the UK (Image credit: UK Meteor Network)

Last week, multiple UK residents submitted footage online that shows what appears to be a meteor-looking big green ball of fire hurtling across the sky, captured from various devices including dash cams, CCTV and ring doorbells. 

The Somerset and south west areas of the UK beared witness to this phenomenon on the 12 May at 00:39 GMT, with over 250 people having so far reported the event to the UK Meteor Network (UKMON) to help track its trajectory.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.