On the evening of October 10, a fireball flew over the United States: it moved from south to southeast.
Eyewitnesses paid attention to the meteorite: more than 250 messages were received, mainly from residents of Virginia. The car was reportedly seen in more than four states.
Eyewitnesses took pictures and recorded an unusual video phenomenon. No harm done.
Experts from NASA analyzed information from eyewitnesses, and also studied data from cameras in western North Carolina. The meteor was first seen over the city of Greenville.
According to NASA, the car flew at a speed of 53 thousand km / h and was visible in the night sky for only 3.5 seconds. After that, it disintegrated in the atmosphere 45 km above Macclesfield.
It is not yet known exactly whether it was a meteorite or space debris.