Caught on camera: Green fireball believed to be asteroid streaks across night sky

Astronomers believe it was "asteroid 2002 N-N-4," which was scheduled to pass Earth around 11:20 p.m. on Sunday.
AUSTRALIA -- Night owls in a remote part of western Australia captured a stunning green fireball streaking across the night sky.

Astronomers believe it was "asteroid 2002 N-N-4," which was scheduled to pass Earth around 11:20 p.m. on Sunday.

It may look small, but that asteroid is estimated to be the size of six football fields.

Despite being clearly visible, NASA says the asteroid was more than 3 million miles away from our planet, 13 times further away than the moon, so there's no risk of it hitting the Earth.

Apparent meteor seen on video flashes across SoCal night sky
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Residents in Southern California were treated to a bright sight Wednesday night, prompting many to take to social media.

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