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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  • ‘It was blue, travelled fast, disappeared with a bang’ - Indian Express
    ... the west and south described the explosion as thunder. A bright bluish ... the west and lit up the night sky ... is largely believed to be ...
    07/8/2014 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • In the Sierra, teens learn calculus while aiming for the stars - Longview Daily News
    ... night of a long weekend and summer is almost here. A brand-new meteor ... They are bright kids, and many of ... Then it pops in a dramatic ...
    06/30/2014 - 7:17 am | View Link
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  • North Carolina driver captures meteor lighting up the night sky on video
    Perjar, a computer software developer at North Carolina ... Thursday night when, out of nowhere, a fireball – another word for meteor – lit up the sky. He spoke to NewsChannel 3 about what he saw. “It just kind of popped up – bright streak ...
    07/18/2014 - 9:26 pm | View Link
  • Bright daytime meteor seen over Canada and U.S. Northeast
    People in the U.S. Northeast and Canada began reporting a bright daytime meteor ... According to the American Meteor Society (AMS), the meteor had “a brightness rivaling the sun.” … a sonic boom blast/explosion felt, and some people in Peterborough ...
    05/4/2014 - 8:46 pm | 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
  • 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 - 10:56 am | View Link
  • 'It was absolutely enormous': Meteor explodes over Arizona on the eve of the year's biggest cosmic shower
    The skies of Arizona were lit up on Tuesday as a large meteor exploded across the night ... The explosion also shook the house of Tony Kubrak, who told CNN he went outside to see what the commotion was. 'I see this tremendous, white, bright light in ...
    12/11/2013 - 10:32 am | View Link
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  • -- News and information about meteor ...
    PERSEID METEORS: The Perseid meteor rate is increasing as Earth moves deeper into the debris stream of Comet Swift-Tuttle. Last night, NASA's network of all-sky ...
    08/1/2014 - 12:28 am | View Website
  • Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
    Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent Meteorite Falls & Related News. Make a meteor report.
    07/31/2014 - 4:14 pm | View Website
  • 1908 SIBERIA EXPLOSION: Reconstructing an Asteroid Impact ...
    1908 SIBERIA EXPLOSION: Reconstructing an Asteroid Impact from Eywitness Accounts ...
    07/31/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Website
  • Bright Mid West Fireball | American Meteor Society
    The American Meteor Society has received over 100 reports of a bright fireball seen from mid western states at approximately 8:30 PM local eastern time.
    07/31/2014 - 9:11 am | View Website
  • Tunguska event
    The Tunguska event was a large explosion, which occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in what is now Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, at about 07:14 KRAT (00:14 UT ...
    07/30/2014 - 9:51 pm | View Website
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