Meteorites caught on camera in Canada over Niagara Falls

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 In Canada, cameras recorded a meteorite that fell over Niagara Falls

On Saturday morning, November 19, residents of the Canadian city of Toronto and nearby regions saw a large fireball in the sky. It turned out to be a meteorite that burned up in the atmosphere and fell over Niagara Falls. This is reported by the European Space Agency.

Canadians have posted videos from surveillance cameras on Twitter. The released footage shows a meteor about one meter in size flying across the sky for several seconds.

“Last night we heard a big explosion, and this morning we saw a meteorite on our camera”, “Great, apparently there was a meteorite last night and one of my cameras picked it up”, – write eyewitnesses of natural phenomena.


According to the European Space Agency, the object temporarily designated C8FF042, crashed into the ground over Niagara Falls and became a “safe fireball”. The agency said it was only the sixth time in history that asteroid warning systems around the world had detected it before impact and triggered a planetary protection alert.

In February 2021, a meteorite fell in the UK that could explain the origin of life on earth. The meteorite was named Winchcombe. Studies have shown that the space rock dates back to the formation of the solar system, which took place about 4.5 billion years ago.

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