Sunday, March 24, 2013

Green Meteor Lights Up USA East Coast!

Did you see it?
A bright green flash was seen along the East Coast of the USA, from Virginia to Boston the other day:

WASHINGTON – East Coast residents were buzzing on social media sites and elsewhere Friday night after a brief but bright flash of light streaked across the early-evening sky --in what experts say was almost certainly a meteor coming down. Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environmental Office said the flash appears to be "a single meteor event." He said it "looks to be a fireball that moved roughly toward the southeast, going on visual reports." "Judging from the brightness, we're dealing with something as bright as the full moon," Cooke said. "The thing is probably a yard across. We basically have (had) a boulder enter the atmosphere over the northeast." 
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Anonymous said...

I missed it! I live in Virginia and I missed it.... From what I can see from this video, it must have been beautiful--



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