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Did You See It? Fireball Lights Up Night Sky of New York

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    Did You See It? Fireball Lights Up Night Sky of New York
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    What to Know

    • A fireball illuminated the night sky over a NY airport — and according to the American Meteor Society, dozens reported the astral sight

    • The AMS shared a video on its Twitter account showing a ball of light traveling from one end of the dark, night sky to the other

    • The non-profit scientific organization says the fireball was caught over Elmira Corning Regional Airport in New York

    A fireball illuminated the night sky over a New York airport — and according to the American Meteor Society, dozens reported the astral sight.

    The AMS shared a video on its Twitter account showing a ball of light traveling from one end of the dark, night sky to the other.

    The non-profit scientific organization says the fireball was caught over Elmira Corning Regional Airport Tuesday at around 2:35 UTC.

    As of Tuesday afternoon, the organization received 87 reports about this fireball which was apparently seen over the Northeast, including Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

    A fireball is a “meteor which is brighter than any planet or star,” according to AMS.

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