18 Apr '11, 3am

STOMP - Singapore Seen - Rare sight: 'Fireball' streaks across evening sky

STOMP - Singapore Seen - Rare sight: 'Fireball' streaks across evening sky

Two STOMPers caught sight of what seemed to be a meteor streaking across the sky last evening (Apr 17). JJ123 , one of the STOMPers who saw the meteor, said: "My friend and I were on our way to dinner when we chanced upon something unusual in the sky. "Initially, we tried to convince ourselves that it was an aeroplane flying across the sky. After much observation, we realised that it seemed more likely to be a meteor falling from the sky. "It was definitely a rare sight in the heartlands. Photographs of the incident were captured in Chong Pang, right in front of the Nee Soon Camp in the evening." Another STOMPer Diyar , who also spotted the meteor, said: "I saw a flame-like object in the sky. It was moving, and I had to run into a clearing to get a shot of it on my silly iPhone cam. "And when I tried to get a second shot, it disappeared. "It would be nice if it were Superm...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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