Residents in Phoenix observed what appeared to be a bright meteor flying across the night sky on Tuesday. City officials in Phoenix tweeted about the event at around 11:30 p.m., calling it “something brilliant,” after a security camera captured the sight. Witnesses reported seeing a bright fireball-like flash in the sky. Check out the video of the dazzling display below about 10 seconds in on the right side

of the screen. “Did anyone just see that the meteor or asteroid just now? I’m in Arizona and it turned night sky’s into daylight,” one Twitter user wrote late Tuesday. Separately, the American Meteor Society said it received more than 200 reports of a fireball meteor seen above New York on Saturday night, AMS said.  READ MORE