image-1 copyTwo fireballs shot through the sky over the Maritimes roughly 24 hours apart in an event that astronomy experts call a “cosmic coincidence.” Witnesses in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick report seeing a fireball shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. A mysterious bright light also shot over the Maritimes early Tuesday morning, with some residents in eastern Quebec also seeing a bright light around the same time. It’s the third time this month that fireballs were reported in the East Coast. Astronomy professor Rob Thacker of Saint Mary’s University says it was merely a coincidence that the two fireballs blazed across the horizon almost exactly 24 hours apart, but that’s where the comparisons end. MORE