Was it a bird? Was it a plane? Was it... a meteorite?

2016-05-20 15:10

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Cape Town – People across the Mother City on Friday took to social media after apparently seeing a meteorite shooting through the skies.

The SA Astronomical Observatory said it had been told that a “burning” object was seen from people in different parts of Cape Town, Eyewitness News reported.

One person, Peter Herring said he had seen it from Pinelands and it “streaked high in eastern skies”.

Wilhelm Kühn said he had seen it “burning up over Khayelitsha” and that it was a blue-green streak.

Members of the public reported seeing from as far away as Paarl.

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