Residents on parts of Vancouver Island, B.C., were treated to a cosmic display over the weekend.
Videos and photos flooded social media showing what appears to be a meteor streaking through the sky Sunday evening, just after 5 p.m.
Witnesses from as far south of Saanich and as far north as Campbell River reported seeing the meteor streak across the sky.
Some residents even reported hearing a rumble or a boom in the sky at the time.
The sighting comes at the height of the annual Geminid meteor shower, which peaks this year from Dec. 13 to 14.
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According to NASA, the Geminids are “pieces of debris from an asteroid called 3200 Phaethon. Earth runs into Phaethon’s debris stream every year in mid-December, causing meteors to fly from the direction of the constellation Gemini – hence the name ‘Geminids.'”
They are best observed in the Northern Hemisphere.