A man in the UK managed to capture photos and videos of his life and document the exact time when a meteor exploded and then disintegrated over a castle.
The pictures and videos were caught during the Orionid meteor shower on Saturday. October 20, SWNS reports. 44-year-old Nick Jackson was in the process of making footage of Clun Castle in Shropshire when the celestial object debuted.
Halfway through the shoot, Jackson saw the giant meteor behind the castle and said, "I immediately thought," I hope that was captured in the frame. "
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"It is very unusual to see such a large meteor. Since I was shooting on the Star Trail, I could not immediately check the material, "he added.
It was not until he got home that he realized he could take pictures and videos of the remarkable footage [1
Orionid meteors occur every fall, as the earth passes through the remnants of Halley's comet, the SWNS report: Halley's Comet passes the earth once every 75 years, the last in 1986. It is expected to return in 2061.
The video consists of 30 photos taken by Jackson showing how the meteor flies into the frame and then explodes (19659005) MAN USES METEORIT AS A DOOR STOP AND RECOGNIZES THAT IT WAS $ 100G
Jackson released Finally, the impressive material on Facebook and said it had become viral.
"People said, 'You're a lucky guy, that's a one-time thing,'" Jackson said. "The reason why we photographers go out in the dead of night and stand in the freezing cold is that we are obsessed with the beauty of the night sky, its peace and quiet, and when you see it, it's just awe-inspiring. "