Second fireball meteor spotted over northern Scotland

Fireball meteor and aurora over Lewis Byron Griffiths captured this shot from the eastern side of the Isle of Lewis on Monday

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A fireball meteor has been seen over the Highlands a day after one was photographed from north west Scotland.

The second meteor could be seen from Inverness, Ullapool and also Tarbert in Argyll at about 19:00 on Tuesday.

On Monday, a display of the Northern Lights over the Highlands and Islands was lit up by a fireball meteor.

Byron Griffiths, who lives on the Isle of Lewis, photographed the scene from the eastern side of the island in the Western Isles.

A BBC News Scotland website reader who saw Tuesday's meteor from Ullapool described it as "a slow moving ball" and as bright as burning magnesium.

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