This is the live can on the International Space Station, looking down at earth. It is low quality because the person capturing it was unable to load
the original footage and had to recapture a shorter clip, but it is lower quality. Hopefully she will find a way to upload the higher quality feed,
then I will post a link of it here also.
It really could be a heavy meteor shower. Ever been caught in one before? I was walking around the streets one night and suddenly all these little
U.F.O. looking things came darting towards my head and they looked like they were going to hit me but then they didn´t and then I found out it was a
shower of meteors.
The footage is not the best quality but it looks like a meteor shower a lot. A heavy one. As I said I have been stuck in them before and I know what
they look like, and they look like that. Except in better quality in real life.
Edit to add: The white streaks in the foreground are "fireflies," bits of ice chipping off the spacecraft and glinting in the Sun. (I watched the
first few seconds and thought it was a still capture. There is so little movement in the red glow that I doubt it is a forest fire, so I'm pretty sure
edit on 18-7-2011 by DJW001 because: (no reason given)
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