A meteor streaked through the skies over Portugal (1 photo + 5 videos)

Category: Space, PEGI 0+
22 May 2024

A bright flash of light was spotted in the skies over Portugal on Saturday evening. It was probably a meteor. Local residents published beautiful footage on social networks.

Residents of Portugal noticed a bright flash in the sky on the evening of May 18. It was probably a meteor passing through the atmosphere. Eyewitnesses published videos of the phenomenon on social networks.

It literally looks like a scene from a movie.

A bright flash in the night sky was seen mainly in the northern regions of the country. At the same time, some videos of the phenomenon were made in the southern regions of Portugal.

Many people quite often confuse meteors and meteorites. A meteor is a streak of light that a space object leaves in the night sky as it burns up in the atmosphere.

A meteorite is a solid body of cosmic origin that fell to Earth.

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