A Meteor Exploded Over Bangkok On Monday

A Meteor Exploded Over Bangkok On Monday

Citizens of the Thai capital Bangkok witnessed a huge fireball descending on the horizon yesterday, and thanks to the dashcams in their cars, we can admire the celestial visitor from several different angles.

Meteor image via Shutterstock

The meteor entered Earth’s atmosphere around 8.45am local time, and burnt up in a huge fireball after striking down from the sky.

A Meteor Exploded Over Bangkok on Monday Morning

The meteor was big and bright, but definitely smaller than the infamous Chelyabinsk meteor which exploded over Russia in 2013, damaging 7,200 buildings in six cities in the southern Ural region. There are no reports of any damage from Bangkok so far.

We put together a short video about the Bangkok shooting star, for you viewing pleasure: