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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    Witnesses described seeing a light trailing through the sky around 10:15 p.m. Monday.
    08/19/2014 - 11:58 am | View Link
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  • Bright meteor spotted across the northeast on Thursday night
    Many observers reported a very bright ... The explosion was just spectacular - large enough that I fully expected some kind of sound to carry." Another fireball observer, Rick T. from Mercer, PA described his sighting as, "I watch the night sky a lot ...
    10/2/2014 - 6:10 pm | View Link
  • Suspected meteor lights up night sky in Murmansk
    A suspected meteorite explosion ... people saw a "bright flash. Many eyewitnesses described it as a bright electrical discharge. However, no explosions were heard." The Huffington Post notes that it's been a bit over a year since a meteor exploded over ...
    04/21/2014 - 6:42 am | View Link
  • Meteor lights up Russia's night sky
    The video shows that some kind of explosion took place over the town of Murmansk at around 2:10 A. M. local time on Saturday. In the clip, we can see that pitch-black night sky is lit up by a bright blue light, which is likely caused due to a meteor ...
    04/19/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Exploding Meteor Over Yellowknife Turns Sky Blue
    Residents of the Yellowknife ... got so bright that I had to close my eyes like someone used electric flash in front of me. A few minutes later, we could hear the huge explosion from the direction of the fireball fell. What an exciting night!!!”
    03/7/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Arizona meteor explosion lights up night sky [VIDEO]
    11 (UPI) -- Ahead of the Geminid meteor shower expected this weekend, Arizona residents were treated to a preview of sorts when a bright ball of light whizzed ... and we felt this absolutely tremendous explosion, I mean, it shook the windows, it shook ...
    12/11/2013 - 11:11 am | View Link
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  • Bright green meteor streaks across Metro Vancouver's night ...
    There are numerous reports this evening that a large meteor was seen streaking over Metro Vancouver’s night skies. Witnesses say it occurred at approximately 8:20 p ...
    10/15/2014 - 6:08 am | View Website
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    10/15/2014 - 3:24 am | View Website
  • Bright meteor over South Africa (New Footage Included ...
    More footage here - Correction- the part with the police car is not from africa, it was taken in the US on Nov ...
    10/15/2014 - 3:02 am | View Website
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    10/14/2014 - 1:33 pm | View Website
  • Stunning Superbolide: Meteor lights night sky over Spain ...
    On Sunday, several research centers observed meteor in the sky over Spain. Video Courtesy: P.Pujols-J.M.Trigo-Red_SPMN (AAO-CSIC-IEEC) http://www.spmn.uji ...
    10/14/2014 - 7:35 am | View Website
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