(NYP) – A possible meteor was spotted streaking above the East Coast as stargazers reported a “bright fireball” illuminating the skies. The American Meteor Society said that more than 200 reports were received about a glowing white light around 11 p.m. Wednesday. The fireball appeared to rip northwest across the Long Island Sound to Connecticut.


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Among the states that witnessed the possible meteor were Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia. “I just saw a BLAZING comet/meteor/SOMETHING flash across the sky,” a Queens resident tweeted. “The front cloud of it was a deep bright cerulean, the coma was orange, middle [nucleus?] was white and the tail was yellow.” READ MORE

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