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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    11/19/2017 - 10:57 pm | View Link
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    11/18/2017 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Incredible moment the night sky is lit up by a fireball from a falling meteor over Finnish Lapland
    This is the incredible moment the night sky was lit up by a fireball from a falling meteor over Finnish Lapland. Footage shows a bright light in the sky over ... like a massive explosion that lasted for some five, six seconds.
    11/17/2017 - 2:04 am | View Link
  • Fireball Seen From Space: Astronaut Shares Video Of Bright Meteor From ISS
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    11/16/2017 - 2:43 am | View Link
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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.
    11/19/2017 - 5:37 pm | View Website
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    11/19/2017 - 5:30 pm | View Website
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    Meteor definition, a meteoroid that has entered the earth's atmosphere. See more.
    11/18/2017 - 12:31 pm | View Website
  • Chelyabinsk meteor
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    11/18/2017 - 5:35 am | View Website
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    11/17/2017 - 11:02 pm | View Website
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