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  Skate boy's meteor pic stuns Nasa
Updated 02 October 2003, 15.21
The fireball as captured by Jonathan Burnett
A Welsh schoolboy's impressed Nasa after taking an amazing picture of what seems to be a meteor while he was out skateboarding.

Fifteen-year-old Jonathan Burnett snapped the fiery ball as he was taking photos of his mates doing skate stunts.

He rushed to his home in South Wales to show his parents and later e-mailed it to Nasa.

They're now trying to decide exactly what it is.

Jonathan first thought it was just the sun reflecting off the clouds.

He took two photos, one of the 'meteor' hurtling through the earth's atmosphere and one of it disintegrating and leaving a burning trail.

But Nasa experts can't agree exactly what it is yet. Apart from a meteor, they say it could be a plane's trail or maybe something even more unusual...

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