- Strong explosion in Turkish sky
- the color of the sky green after the explosion
- video going viral on social media
In Izmir, Turkey, people were shocked to hear an explosion in the sky on Monday. Not only this but for a few seconds the color of the sky changed to bright green. Several social media users of the country shared a video of a ‘meteor’ falling on the ground. Due to this meteor there was an explosion in the sky and for a few seconds the color of the sky changed. Now the video of this incident is becoming increasingly viral on social media platforms.
small missile projected
A social media user named Ehsan Elahi tweeted the video and wrote, ‘A green meteor was seen over Izmir in Turkey.’ He guessed and wrote, ‘It is not a meteor but a small missile shot from a satellite. Notice the fire that started as soon as the meteor entered the Earth’s atmosphere.’
Some people guessed UFO
Many believed the rocket wreckage or the rumor of a satellite explosion. Meanwhile, some people also suggested the presence of UFOs. Social media platforms are full of similar speculations and different theories going viral on the internet. However, Turkish astrophysics professor Dr Hassan Ali Dal tried to quell the excitement of the rumours with his guesses.
Watch the event as a shooting star
The scientist quoted in LADBible states that meteors become hot when they enter the Earth’s atmosphere. Usually they get burnt and this incident should be seen as a ‘shooting star’. Often such phenomena are observed during meteor showers.
event every year
This event, which takes place every year between July and August, is known as ‘Perseid Meteor Shower’. During this, 50 meteors move in the sky at a speed of more than 100,000 miles per hour. Its remains do not even reach Earth at most of the times.