Second fireball meteor spotted over northern Scotland
- 16 October 2013
- From the section Highlands & Islands
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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