UFO? Meteor? Fireball shoots over UK skies

Stargazers spotted a large, bright light in the skies over the UK last night.  Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Stargazers spotted a large, bright light in the skies over the UK last night. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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A ‘huge fireball’ was seen in the skies above England last night.

The sighting was one of many of a mystery object in the skies above the UK last night.

The fireball was also reportedly seen by people in Ireland and Scotland.

So far there has been no confirmation as to what the object was, but the most likely causes would be a meteor or piece of space debris entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

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