Fireball in California's Sky Likely a Meteor

A bright light was visible over several Western states taking astronomers by surprise.
0:46 | 11/07/13

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New video a surprising light show in the skies above several western states meteor streaked across the sky taking even astronomers off guard. He can see it hear from a car's dash cat people Malibu California to Mexico saw the fireball streaked across the sky. That's incredible video take a look at that my goodness the National Weather Service says -- -- was most likely associated with a. Southern towards meteor shower which doesn't really bring a big number of meteors but when they do appear they are in fact very bright. And I'm just watching it was coming like a slow motion was about as big as I would -- -- a cantaloupe. But it was perfectly wrong all blue -- just the very tip of it was typical wanted it -- humongous. -- was just orange.

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