green fireball
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question asked on 22-03-2018 by Kodiak, de Gujan mestras

Good evening. This evening Wednesday 21st March around midnight 15, I saw a white ball with a green halo falling vertically above my neighbour's house in Gujan Mestras in Gironde. It didn't look like a shooting star that I've seen several times. Thank you for your explanations

response of 22-03-2018, by Thibaut Alexandre

Good morning. You are not the only one to have observed this phenomenon, since several other people could see it from a good part of the French territory. 4 specially dedicated cameras also captured it. It was a fireball, that is, a shooting star much brighter than the average.

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