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Meteor over Yorkshire
11:52pm Saturday 3rd March 2012 in News
People across the region have reported sightings of a meteor that passed over the UK on Saturday night.
It was seen in the skies near York between 9.30pm and 10pm, reportedly moving southwards.
Many people on twitter reported seeing a large fireball or meteor.
One user, HellyehHutch, wrote: "Fireball spotted over the skies of Escrick near York #meteorwatch"
Another, GothboyUK, wrote: "Just saw a fireball / meteor fall over the A1 near York."
Tweeters also reported seeing it in Knaresborough, Harrogate, Skipton and across the country.
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