Watch a bright fireball explode over the Tasman Sea (video) – Livescience.com
A bright green meteor streaked across the southern coast of Tasmania, Australia, and researchers caught the fireball on camera as it broke up over the ocean.
The meteor lit up the night sky on Wednesday (Nov. 18) at 9:21 p.m. local Tasmanian time (5:21 a.m. EST and 1021 GMT). A livestream camera on the research vessel Investigator, which is operated by Australias national science agency, CSIRO
, captured incredible views of the fireball as it descended from space and disintegrated above the Tasman…