Timelapse and Astrophotography: Meteor Explosion Caught on Camera

Timelapse photographer Matthew Vandeputte captured a bolide aka fireball aka huge meteor explosion in one of his timelapse sequences.

Meteor explosion

“…I woke up and scroll through the images to see if I had captured any interesting meteors. You can imagine how I felt when I spotted not only the enormous green fireball, but also the persistent train that lingered for well over 30 minutes after the meteor exploded!”

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