A massive fireball appeared in the sky over South Florida last night, giving the residents plenty of reasons to stare skyward and record footage with their smartphones.
The American meteorological community said it received 23 reports from witnesses who believed they saw a meteor strip through the Florida sky. However, the organization does not believe that the observation was a natural object at all, but rather spatial, and possibly even a Chinese satellite.
As WPTV the locals who saw the flaming object report that it lasted less than a minute and appeared as a bright orange stripe as it rolled down to the ground. Anyone who thought it was a meteor can easily be forgiven, as it certainly looks like one to the naked eye.
As for the object actually the leading candidate was to be a Chinese CZ-3B R / B satellite launched in 2015. Satellites with lanes due to the point at which they are drawn back to earth, experience intense friction with the atmosphere and more often than not completely wiped out before reaching the ground.
NASA has not weighed in on the observation and whether it was actually a Chinese satellite or not, it has not yet been confirmed. In any case, there were no reports of any impact and apparently no damage or damage caused by the falling object, so now we just have to use the pictures for what they are: A timely reminder that people fill the earth's sky with countless machines. eventually fall down again.