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Meteor lights up south-east Qld night skies

A photo of the meteor taken from a fixed camera at Archerfield. It was posted on Facebook by Higgins Storm Chasing.
A photo of the meteor taken from a fixed camera at Archerfield. It was posted on Facebook by Higgins Storm Chasing.

PEOPLE across south-east Queensland have reported seeing the bright, large meteor that shot across night skies about 8pm yesterday.

The meteor was seen from Sydney to Gympie. Sightings have been reported in Toowoomba, Highfields, Chinchilla and across the Sunshine Coast.

Social media lit up with reports of the meteor.

Higgins Storm Chasing posted photos from fixed cameras across the state, including one at Archerfield in Brisbane and another at Redcliffe.

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"Darn bright" was how one Facebook post described it.

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