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

Related Stories

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.

Do you have photographs or footage of Tuesday night's meteor? You can send them to the BBC Scotland news website at newsonlinescotland@bbc.co.uk

Please ensure when filming or photographing an incident that you make your safety and the safety of others a priority.

If you submit an image, you do so in accordance with the BBC's Terms and Conditions.

More on This Story

Related Stories

BBC Highlands & Islands

Weather

Inverness

Min. Night 15 °C

Features & Analysis

  • Stained glass of man with swordFrance 1 England 0

    The most important battle you have probably never heard of


  • Golden retriever10 things

    Dogs get jealous, and nine more nuggets from the week's news


  • Pro-Israel demonstrators shout slogans while protesting in Berlin - 25 July 2014Holocaust guilt

    Gaza conflict leaves Germans confused over who to support


  • The emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-SabahFreedoms fear

    Growing concern for rights as Kuwait revokes citizenships


Elsewhere on the BBC

  • CastleRoyal real estate

    No longer reserved for kings and queens, some find living in a castle simply divine

Programmes

  • Leader of Hamas Khaled MeshaalHARDtalk Watch

    BBC exclusive: Hamas leader on the eagerness to end bloodshed in Gaza

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.