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Videos Capture Apparent Meteor in St. Louis

Fireball and boom startle residents
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 12, 2019 6:29 AM CST

(Newser) – Mercury wasn't the only treat for sky watchers Monday. A fireball streaked through the night sky in the St. Louis area, accompanied by a loud boom, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The apparent meteor zipped by about 8:45pm, and videos immediately began flooding social media. It's likely a result of the Northern Taurids meteor shower, per KMOV. This video captures the fireball with the St. Louis arch for context. (Read more meteor stories.)

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