Doorbell Camera Captures Fireball Streaking Through Sky

Bright meteor was traveling 32,000mph
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 28, 2021 3:00 AM CDT

A North Carolina doorbell camera captured a huge fireball streaking across the sky Friday night, the News & Observer reports. Per CBS News, NASA says at least five fireballs were seen over the US that night. The bright meteors are brighter than the planet Venus, and this one was traveling about 32,000mph. It disintegrated 28 miles high after traveling through Earth's upper atmosphere for 26 miles. (Read more fireball stories.)

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