Caught On Video: Large Fireball Soaring Over Alberta

Caught On Video: Large Fireball Soaring Over Alberta
Caught On Video: Large Fireball Soaring Over Alberta (Facebook/Corbet Kratko)

Albertans in northern parts of the province took to social media early Wednesday evening to share share images and videos of a large fireball soaring through the sky.

Frank Florian, director of planetarium and space sciences at the Telus World of Science took to Twitter to pass on a report indicating the meteor broke apart around 5:22 p.m. local time.

There were also numerous reports of fireball sightings posted on the American Meteor Society’s website.

Dashcam Videos

The soaring fireball was also captured on dashcam videos and posted to social media.

 

meteor falling in northeast Alberta sky.

Posted by Corbet Kratko on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Meteor Flash Captured On Home Surveillance Cameras

Miguel Borges captured the flash of the meteor on surveillance cameras installed at his home in Fort McMurray.

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