Amazing glowing aerial ball leaves Siberians in awe

A huge glowing ball has been spotted during dark hours in various locations across Siberia, Russia. People living hundreds of miles from each other witnessed the impressive, but somewhat scary phenomenon.

Officials later explained the mysterious sighting, but not before speculations reached frenzied proportions.

Aleksey Yakovlev managed to capture the ball against a fantastic backdrop of northern lights in the town of Strezhevoy in the Tomsk region.

Having posted spectacular images on his page on Russian social network Vkontakte, the man explained that the object appeared around 10pm local time in the west, then “floated” to the east, “swelling.”

It then gradually died out, the photographer said, adding, that he was “in shock,” as what he had witnessed was “somewhat terrifying.” read more