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First UK Meteor Fireball Video Posted...UK Fireball Video Dec. 8, 2010...

The first video to emerge following the appearance of a bright meteor/fireball over the UK on Dec. 8, 2010 shows no apparent detonation. Witnesses closer to the meteor's path however report fragmentation toward the end of lighted flight. In the video below, posted on Youtube by "johnnythefixer", the fireball becomes visible just right of top center and lasts approx. 5 to 6 seconds. "This is the meteor that flew across the sky on 8th December. I caught it on the camera in my car. I had just driven past Ken Dodd's house, and noticed it shooting across the sky". Video was shot from Merseyside, Liverpool, England. at 17:35 UTC.