Fireball in the sky?

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Does anyone know the cause of the fireball in the sky last night? Was it a meteor?

http://news.yahoo.com/video/us-15749625/19162074 [Broken]
 
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Does anyone know the cause of the fireball in the sky last night? Was it a meteor?

http://news.yahoo.com/video/us-15749625/19162074 [Broken]
No official news has been released yet, but given how long it was visible and how bright it was, it pretty much had to be. If it was an artificial sattelite, I would expect a shorter burn time, and I wouldn't expect the fragmentation seen. If it was comet I think we'd have seen it coming, and I'd expect something along the lines of the Tunguska event.
 
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it was extremely bright for meteor in my opinions, all the meteors i have seen went much faster and werent as bright

but i dont have much experience so my input is pretty invalid
 

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