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Brightly burning 'fireball' lights up the night sky in Japan

The meteor is thought to be a bolide, a type of bright shooting star. Social media users reported it made a "rumbling sound".

Draconid meteor shower to light up October's skies - here's how to watch

Forecasters say there will be “clear spells” that will allow the cosmic spectacle to be visible to the naked eye.

How best to watch Lyrid meteor shower as it dazzles the night sky

The Lyrid meteor shower - considered to be the oldest known shower - is expected to reach its peak on Tuesday night.