Meteor Causes Bright Explosion In Night Sky

It was definitely a meteor. Officials from the National Weather Service in Chicago said the flash of light seen in the sky between 10:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Wednesday was a meteor that fell to Earth.

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  • Meteor surprises many in Delaware - Delaware Online
    County to a surprise Wednesday night. ... "I have never seen a meteor so bright and so close," the Newark witness ... "But, no sign of an ...
    12/3/2014 - 11:05 am | View Link
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  • Meteor surprises many in Delaware
    A bright and rapid visitor treated many in New Castle County to a surprise Wednesday night. By 9:53 p.m., the American Meteor ... "But, no sign of an explosion, and no sound." A New Castle County police official said dispatchers received no reports of ...
    12/3/2014 - 8:29 pm | View Link
  • Bright meteor spotted across the northeast on Thursday night
    Many observers reported a very bright ... The explosion was just spectacular - large enough that I fully expected some kind of sound to carry." Another fireball observer, Rick T. from Mercer, PA described his sighting as, "I watch the night sky a lot ...
    10/2/2014 - 6:10 pm | View Link
  • Bright green meteor streaks across Metro Vancouver’s night skies
    There are numerous reports this evening that a large meteor was seen ... flash turn the night skies of 10 p.m. into daytime. It also had a long tail and was followed by a large “boom” that sounded like an explosion. The above photo is not a capture ...
    09/13/2014 - 10:10 am | View Link
  • Bright daytime meteor seen over Canada and U.S. Northeast
    People in the U.S. Northeast and Canada began reporting a bright daytime meteor ... According to the American Meteor Society (AMS), the meteor had “a brightness rivaling the sun.” … a sonic boom blast/explosion felt, and some people in Peterborough ...
    05/4/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Suspected meteor lights up night sky in Murmansk
    A suspected meteorite explosion ... people saw a "bright flash. Many eyewitnesses described it as a bright electrical discharge. However, no explosions were heard." The Huffington Post notes that it's been a bit over a year since a meteor exploded over ...
    04/21/2014 - 6:42 am | View Link
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  • Bright green shooting star / meteor, San Antonio, TX, 08 ...
    For licensing / usage, please contact NO AUDIO. Driving west on Hausman road in San Antonio TX, we captured this on our car's dash ...
    12/13/2014 - 11:04 pm | View Website
  • -- News and information about meteor ...
    Science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment.
    12/13/2014 - 10:25 am | View Website
  • Bright meteor over South Africa (New Footage Included ...
    More footage here - Correction- the part with the police car is not from africa, it was taken in the US on Nov ...
    12/13/2014 - 9:13 am | View Website
  • Chelyabinsk meteor
    The Chelyabinsk meteor was a superbolide caused by a near-Earth asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere over Russia on 15 February 2013 at about 09:20 YEKT (03:20 ...
    12/13/2014 - 7:33 am | View Website
  • 1908 SIBERIA EXPLOSION: Reconstructing an Asteroid Impact ...
    1908 SIBERIA EXPLOSION: Reconstructing an Asteroid Impact from Eywitness Accounts ...
    12/12/2014 - 8:03 am | View Website
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