WATCH: Amazing green meteor filmed crashing through earths atmosphere

A meteor was filmed hurling across the skies of Argentina last week.

The meteor eventually burnt up due to the the extreme heat of entering earths atmosphere.

The colour a meteor gives off when burning up can show what it’s made out of and a green glow means the meteor has a nickel composition.

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Sometimes referred to as shooting stars, meteors enter the earths atmosphere at a speed of 45,000mph.

Around 15,000 tonnes of space rock and different forms of space dust enter Earth’s atmosphere each year.

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