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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    04/15/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    04/11/2017 - 5:10 am | View Link
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    12/6/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    A large meteor exploded over Siberian city turning night into day on December 6 ... turning the evening sky as bright as the day. Some even managed to catch the event on camera. According to witnesses, there was a sudden luminescence.
    12/5/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • 'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'
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  • Bright Green Fireball over Wisconsin and Illinois ...
    This bright green fireball meteor streaked through the sky over Northern Illinois and southeast Wisconsin at 1:25 a.m. Central time. — I reviewed my weather-cam ...
    04/23/2017 - 7:23 am | View Website
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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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  • Chelyabinsk meteor
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