Meteor video: Huge fireball burns in the sky above central US

A HUGE fireball was witnessed all through the central USA as stunned onlookers reported an unforgettable shooting star, with the phenomenon caught on video.

PUBLISHED: 22:46, Fri, Nov 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 22:47, Fri, Nov 27, 2020

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Residents all through the central United States reported seeing a stunning fireball on Wednesday, as a meteor lit up the night's sky. The phenomenon was captured on video, with footage from a security camera showing a bright flash of light in the night's sky with a long tail.

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Dozens of people flocked to the International Meteor Organisation (IMO) to report their sightings.

Jeremy told the IMO: "It was an interesting way to wake up!

"I was getting some tea and just happened to look out my west-facing window and saw the meteor.

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"It kind of looked like the end of a sparkler."

Meteor video: Huge fireball burns in the sky above central USMeteor video: Huge fireball burns in the sky above central US (Image: GETTY - BRIAN W)

imoWhere the meteor was seen (Image: IMO)

Al said: "Awesome. Very bright. I have witnessed maybe two or three in my life time. This was the brightest by far."

Shane added: "I have never seen a meteor burning up like this one."

Anthony stated: "I have witnessed shooting stars in the past but this was much larger and seemed closer than the rest, it was

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