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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    05/15/2015 - 8:53 am | View Link
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    Security cameras captured the moment when a meteor blazed through the sky of Bucharest, Romania, with the passing fireball briefly turning the dark skies into as bright as day. The meteor passed through Bucharest skies at 3:05 a.m. local time, emanating a ...
    01/10/2015 - 12:50 am | View Link
  • Bright meteor spotted across the northeast on Thursday night
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    10/2/2014 - 6:10 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
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  • Astro Bob
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