As larger Melbourne residents endured the state’s second day of a five-day snap lockdown, some who regarded to the sky got here throughout a nice shock.
As seen within the video above, a meteor flashed throughout the sky in a shocking burst of sunshine round 10.41pm Sunday night.
The meteor coincided with Valentine’s Day.
Some canny videographers have been ready for the meteor whereas others occurred to seize the second on safety footage out the entrance of their home.
Josh O’Neil, 24, a resident from Korumburra in South Gippsland Victoria, was sitting in his lounge room when he noticed a flash of sunshine.
“Exterior type of lit up. Out the nook of my eye I believed it was lightning,” he informed 7NEWS.com.au.
Nonetheless, Josh knew it wasn’t lightning when the sunshine “lingered” and when every little thing turned inexperienced.
He stated he noticed a “massive inexperienced mild, simply going by means of the sky, then it exploded”.
However there wasn’t fairly the drama Josh was anticipating – no large “bang”, simply useless silence.
Josh remembered his household had put in safety cameras and rushed to see what had been captured on movie.
“It was coming down fairly straight within the video,” he stated, describing the imaginative and prescient that he has additionally provided to 7NEWS.com.au.
Josh’s mom, Tracey Mitchell, described the incident as “fairly cool”.
“All the things is glowing like daylight,” she stated.
“If you happen to put your hand on the horizon, the explosion was a few hand width from the horizon.”
The meteor wasn’t simply seen from Korumburra but additionally to Melbourne residents, with one man uploading his footage to Youtube.
Fb teams have been flooded with feedback from individuals who had seen the thing from outer area .
Some individuals even noticed it from NSW’s Central Coast whereas these searching over Tasmania’s Bass Strait additionally loved the view.