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Meteorite lights up sky over Brazil

2019-04-15 09:56
A meteorite that fell from space and flashed brightly across the sky was caught on camera in the early hours of Friday morning, April 12. A camera installed by Carlos Fernando Jung, the scientific director at the Brazilian Meteor Observation Network caught the celestial body as it entered the atmosphere and burned up in the sky. According to local media, the meteorite likely burned up some 36 kilometers (22 miles) over the Atlantic Ocean.