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      Dozens Report "Fireball" Streak Across the Sky Sunday Night

      Courtesy: Sky and Telescope - a fireball from 1998.

      Lynchburg, VA - Dozens of viewers, nearing over 100 as of Sunday Night, report seeing a very bright "fireball" streak across the night sky.

      Witnesses report a vivid tail of fire-like red particles extending from the fireball.

      The fireball was likely a large, or close meteor. These events are more common than many people think.

      Debris from space enter Earth's atmosphere all of the time and burn up in our sky as meteors. Occasionally, a meteor will be vivid or large enough to be described as a "fireball".

      For more on "fireballs", click here.


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