8 Jul 2022

Lower North Island meteor sighting explained

From Morning Report, 8:35 am on 8 July 2022

Not a bird - or a plane - but a meteor shooting across the skies above the lower North Island. Many couldn't believe their eyes - some describing it as a fireball, while others thought they saw a shooting star in broad daylight. Space scientist Duncan Steel, who was formerly with NASA, spoke to Morning Report.