Ball of light observed over Tokyo
NHK -- Aug 23
People in the Tokyo metropolitan area say they have witnessed what appeared to be a ball of light falling from the sky.

An NHK camera at Japan's tallest structure, Tokyo Skytree, captured the occurrence shortly after 10:30 PM on Friday.

Footage taken at around the same time from car drive recorders in Tokyo and Yamanashi Prefecture also show what appears to be a falling ball of light.

People have posted videos of the sighting on social media.

Last month, a fireball was seen streaking across wide areas of Japan. Two fragments of a bright meteor were later found near Tokyo.

21日夜遅く、関東地方の各地で夜空に明るく輝く「火球」とみられる目撃情報が相次ぎました。  午後10時33分ごろ、神奈川県平塚市で平塚市博物館の藤井大地学芸員が撮影した映像です。南の方角の空に西から東に向かって火球とみられるものが確認できます。明るさは満月に匹敵するものだったということです。同じ時間帯に関東の各地で火球とみられる物体の目撃情報が相次ぎました。関東地方では先月2日未明にも火球の目撃情報が相次ぎ、その後、千葉県習志野市などで隕石(いんせき)が発見されています。
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