(ORDO NEWS) — It may seem that New Zealand is currently undergoing a meteor bombardment. After a huge meteorite exploded over the sea near Wellington on 7 July, causing a sonic boom that could be heard across the bottom of the South Island, a smaller fireball was captured over Canterbury two weeks later.
Fireballs of Aotearoa. , a collaboration between astronomers and citizen scientists aimed at recovering freshly fallen meteorites, has received many questions about these events. One of the most frequent is about bright green and whether it is the same green as the auroras.
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