American Meteor Society

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Night Sky ‘Fire Ball’ Sightings Reported in Several States

The American Meteor Society has received more than 200 reports — mostly from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware — of a bright fireball lighting up the night sky Sunday night.

09/15/2014

File photo of a meteor shower. (credit: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland Residents See Meteoric Fireball Shoot Across Sky

A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a fragmenting meteoric fireball.

05/22/2013

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.   (Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA: Flash In East Coast Sky Likely A Meteor

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.

03/23/2013

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