This stunned homeowner made an out of this world discovery after finding a ‘meteor’ in his back garden. When Jay Sullivent heard a loud bang at home in Appling, Georgia, USA, on July 21, he went running outside to what he thought would be a car crash. Unable to find anything, he takes a walk around his lawn and stumbles upon a burnt circle of grass with smoke rising from it. Approaching closer, the middle is aflame with a pink rock in the middle and Jay exclaims ‘it’s a damn meteorite’ as he flicks the hot object out of the hole with a penknife. Jay said: “It was so loud that I thought there had been a car accident on the road in front of my house.