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Stunning Video Shows Smoke Ring of a Bolide Metorite

Photographer Jesse Rockwell loves to capture the beauty in nature with his timelapse videos. In his latest video, he spotted something strange in the skies over Gaviota Beach while shooting the night time timelapse. The bizarre smoke ring is believed to be the remnant of a bolide meteor hitting Earth’s atmosphere. Credit: YouTube/Jesse Rockwell

Quadrantid meteor shower

Skywatchers will be setting their alarm clocks for the early morning

hours Jan. 3 when the annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks. Meteor watchers can expect to see 60 to 200 meteors an hour streak across the sky, NASA said.