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meteor-sighting
A meteor is a piece of stone-like or metal-like debris which travels in outer space, most of which are no bigger than a pebble.

Meteor Sighting

Meteor Sighting

A meteor is a piece of stone-like or metal-like debris which travels in outer space, most of which are no bigger than a pebble.

Space Object Lights Up The Night Sky

A bright light in the sky over the Western District on Tuesday night has been identified as a meteor.

The meteor came in across South Australia and was tracked all the way to Phillip Island and was seen by people far and wide from Portland to Warrnambool and Colac.

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S.E.S. say they had had many calls from across the state regarding the bright burning light as people were confused as to what it was.

One farmer from Portland told the Neil Mitchell show he saw it as he was finishing up in the dairy.

Perry Vlahos, from the Astronomical Society, says it was a stunning sight to see and in fact, it shone brighter than Jupiter in the night sky.

He says it was only visible for a short time with a distinctive green hue and identified as a meteor by one of their respected members.

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