Meteorite lights up Bucharest night

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Meteorite Lights Up Bucharest Night


A disintegrating meteorite illuminated the sky over Bucharest, Romania, giving Romanians an impromptu light show. Media reports said the event took place at 3:05 am local time. Several security cameras -- including ones at Budapest airports -- captured the sight of the space rock lighting up the area.

Locals were shocked to see the bright light during total darkness; however, it seems that no one was hurt. The Romanian Space Agency (Rosa) reports that there was no damage to buildings since the meteorite burned in the atmosphere.

Stargazers and space lovers are having a great week: Comet Lovejoy reached its peak on Wednesday before it will disappear for 8,000 years.

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