Possible meteor sightings reported in Chicago area

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A large meteor was spotted over a portion of the country, including Chicago.

The meteor is that white streak you see in the dark sky.

This was spotted around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

There were similar reports from witnesses in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.

According to the American Meteor Society, about 10 to 15 meteorites fall to earth every day.

They say sightings are rare because they usually fall over the ocean or during the day.

One person reporting the sighting even included a video:

Another viewer submitted this video:

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

4 comments