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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    ... your head outside Saturday night. "It sound like a big explosion went ... glimpse at the possible meteor and it's remarkable. The bright ...
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  • Meteor lights up night sky
    While it was nowhere near as big, last night's meteor lit up the sky in a similar way, he said. Pukekohe resident Kathryn Logan said it felt like her house had been shaken by an explosion around 10pm. "Out the window I saw a very bright flashing light then ...
    02/28/2015 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • WATCH: Meteor seen streaking over First Coast
    Whether you're in Jacksonville or Miami, you might be puzzled by what you saw if you poked your head outside Saturday night. "It sound like a big explosion went off and ... reported hearing a boom and spotting a bright light streaking across the sky.
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  • Meteor spotted over New Zealand
    Around 10 p.m. last night, a “blinding” blue and white flash lit up the night sky in New Zealand. People all over the ... it felt like her house was rattled by an explosion: "Out the window I saw a very bright flashing light then approximately five ...
    02/12/2015 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • Low-Flying Meteor Explodes Over New Zealand, Illuminating Night Sky
    In the video below, the explosion illuminates the night sky. Shortly after the explosion ... in the city of Rotorua when they noticed the sky turning a bright blue, he told The New Zealand Herald. "The next minute it was practically at the right-hand ...
    02/12/2015 - 3:16 am | View Link
  • 'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'
    Loud booms following a bright explosion often occurred when such material entered ... While it was nowhere near as big, last night's meteor lit up the sky in a similar way, he said. Alex Lee, who was in Birkenhead, saw a "huge blinding flash" that turned ...
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  • 'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'
    A blinding flash, intense explosion and sonic booms experienced over much of the country last night were probably caused by a meteor, experts agree. - New Zealand Herald
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