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'Fireball meteor' captured lighting up Bangkok skyline

This was the moment a green fireball - thought to be a meteor breaking up - was captured shooting across the sky above Bangkok in Thailand on Monday.

The Thai Astronomical Society said the shooting star could be identified as a "fireball" due to its brightness.

The fireball was part of the annual Taurid meteor shower which is taking place this week.

A green fireball thought to be a meteor lights up the sky above the Thai capital Bangkok Credit: SOMSAKDI SEUBSAI

Somsakdi Seubsai, who captured the video from the dashcam of his car, said: "Suddenly, the sky brightened and then I saw a green linear light shooting down."

The American Meteor Society suggests a meteor could appear green when burning up in the Earth's atmosphere if it contains a high amount of nickel or magnesium.