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Hundreds report seeing a bright fireball in northeastern U.S. - Space.com

Hundreds report seeing a bright fireball in northeastern U.S. - Space.com

Hundreds report seeing a bright fireball in northeastern U.S. - Space.com
Dec 02, 2022 1 min, 20 secs

Less than two weeks after a bright fireball lit up the sky above the Great Lakes, scattering space pebbles on their shores, another spectacular meteor impressed skywatchers in the Northeast. .

Quite a few doorbell cameras as well as meteocams (cameras aimed skyward to capture fireballs) captured the meteor, prompting their owners to proudly share the footage with the AMS as well as on Twitter. .

"I don’t often tweet, but when I do it’s because I captured a meteor on my doorbell cam #pittsburgh #meteor," he said, sharing the footage (opens in new tab) proudly on Twitter.

Another Twitter user, Robert Tinney from Cleveland, responded by sharing his doorbell cam (opens in new tab) footage. .

No further information about the nature of this space rock, which AMS labeled 9579-2022, has been made available so far, including whether any of it could have reached the ground. .

Astronomers detected that space rock three hours before it entered Earth's atmosphere and were able to calculate where it might hit the ground.

The rock was only the sixth ever detected before smashing into our planet. .

She later took a career break to pursue further education and added a Master's in Science from the International Space University, France, to her Bachelor's in Journalism and Master's in Cultural Anthropology from Prague's Charles University. She worked as a reporter at the Engineering and Technology magazine, freelanced for a range of publications including Live Science, Space.com, Professional Engineering, Via Satellite and Space News and served as a maternity cover science editor at the European Space Agency

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