Very bright fireball explodes over Taiwan


A very bright fireball exploded over Taiwan shortly after 16:02 UTC on July 6, 2021 (00:02 LT, July 7). The event lasted around 40 seconds before the object disintegrated.

The fireball was recorded by Lulin Observatory, located at the summit of Lulin Mountain in Nantou County, and numerous residents.

The object flashed four times, with each ignition causing the fireball to grow bigger and brighter.

Featured image credit: Taipei Astro Museum


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