Dashcam Catches Fireball Over Maine

American Meteor Society fields hundreds of calls
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2016 6:03 AM CDT

The American Meteor Society fielded hundreds of calls early Tuesday from residents in the Northeast and Canada who spotted a giant fireball overhead. No wonder: Dashcam video captured by a police car in Portland, Maine, caught the brilliant sight, reports ABC News. The AMS notes that while such fireballs are relatively common, they're rarely seen in such fashion. The group has more details and video here. (Read more meteor stories.)

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