Fireball Sparks Across the Night Sky in Northern Maine Sunday
A bright fireball was caught on camera, lighting up the night sky in northern Maine.
The National Weather Service caught a spectacular spacey sight on camera. A bright fireball was captured on camera outside the NWS Caribou office. Forecasters say the fireball was seen streaking across the horizon at 11:31 p.m., on Sunday, May 8. The clear skies in the forecast made for near-perfect viewing.
The NWS shared multiple videos of the fireball on their social media. The video above is the original.
Above is a zoomed-in version. In this video, you can see the partial tail from the space debris, as it crashed through the atmosphere.
According to the American Meteor Society, a bright fireball was reported to the agency on Sunday around the same time. There were 43 witness reports filed from locations in Vermont, New York, and Canada.