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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  • Bright meteor spotted across the northeast on Thursday night
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    10/1/2014 - 11:10 pm | View Link
  • Bright green meteor streaks across Metro Vancouver's night skies
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    09/13/2014 - 10:10 am | View Link
  • Bright daytime meteor seen over Canada and U.S. Northeast
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  • Fireball FAQs : American Meteor Society
    The American Meteor Society, Ltd. is established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities of people who are interested in the field of Meteor Astronomy.
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