Meteor Mystery in San Francisco Bay Area Skies

Video of streaks of light in the sky that has stargazers buzzing.
1:50 | 02/16/13

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Reports are coming in from around the bay but mostly on the peninsula a bright blue light streaking across the western sky around 740 tonight. Someone claiming to -- reported the meteor while driving down to eighty posted this video on YouTube. Another witness looked at the video and says it's what he saw as well we caught up with some people who sought at ocean beach in San Francisco. Does it look like bad day late and a flash of lightning. Basically -- that night and -- -- great to have been that's right the only. We decide to lights this Greta there it is only right over the whole -- is crazy is like. We've seen. Apparently there was. -- -- bright meteors seen in the sky. Maybe not as bright as the one that was seen in Russia. More people seem to be paying attention to -- -- after a meteor slammed into Russia today. It streaked across the Siberian sky and smashed into the -- with the power of an atomic bomb. Injuring more than a thousand people mostly from broken glass. NASA says the meteor was about the size of -- building and moving at 40000 miles per hour. The recent occurrences is probably what makes it will be interesting has definitely what has -- here what do you know about -- -- I know that they can be dangerous. Meanwhile another asteroid is passing very close to tears tonight it's the closest any asteroid has ever gotten to -- -- stargazers came out to get a glimpse of a Fuzzy dot out a video screen. 171000. Miles seems like a long distance but the asteroid is so close to the earth. That astronomers say the Earth's gravity is bending its path. Which means. It does have some potential although it doesn't have an immediate potential. Hitting near.

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