Tue Dec 6, 2016 10:31PM
A screen grab from footage released by Ruptly on December 6,2016 showing a meteor pass over Russia’s Republic of Khakassia.
A screen grab from footage released by Ruptly on December 6,2016 showing a meteor pass over Russia’s Republic of Khakassia.
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This meteor crosses the sky in Russia’s Republic of Khakassia, briefly turning night to day.

In the footage released on Tuesday, the meteor can be seen flying over the town of Sayanogorsk. According to local authorities parts of it landed in the nearby valley of Babik.

Meteorites are particles of dust and rock that survive passing through the atmosphere and fall to the Earth’s surface.