VIDEO: Did You See The 'St. Patrick's Day' Meteor Over The UK?

UK March 17 meteor

People around the UK have reported seeing a dazzling blue and green meteor exploding over the UK last night.

The meteorite exploded over the UK around 3:15am this morning, so only a few people were lucky ebough to capture it.

Witnesses reported seeing a green light with a white tail moving across the sky before exploding.

A number of meteor observatories around the country also managed to capture rare footage of the event. The Hampshire Astronomical Group posted this dramatic footage from the Clanfield Observatory.

Richard Kacerek from the UK Meteor Observation Network has described the event as "This is the biggest meteor sighting we have recorded,"

Did you see the 'St. Patrick's Day' meteor?