Explanation for bright fireball in the sky
Thu, 15 Apr 2010 03:56:42 GMT —
KTVO received numerous phone calls between 10:05 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. Wednesday from viewers who saw a huge fireball in the skies over northeast Missouri.
Callers described it as a big red fireball with a blue or neon green tail that was visible for approximately 15 seconds.
The National Weather Service confirmed that it was a meteor that people saw moving across the dark sky.
KTVO received reported sightings from Novinger, Hurdland, Arbela, Brashear and beyond.