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Meteor's Fireball Seen by Hundreds in New England

Did you see Sunday's meteor? Witnesses on the Cape and beyond reported it was brighter than the moon.

By Louisa Hufstader

Hundreds of people on Cape Cod and elsewhere in New England reported seeing a meteor flash through the sky at around 5 p.m. Sunday, according to the Cape Cod Times and the American Meteor Society.

The "large, bright, long duration fireball" was reported by witnesses to be brighter than the moon, which is nearly full, according to Mike Hankey of the American Meteorological Society, who writes that the meteor apparently entered over southwest Vermont and headed north.

Did you see the fireball? Tell us in the comments.

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Einstein January 13, 2014 at 03:34 PM
That wasn't a Meteor... Obama threw another Tantrum.
coventry taxpayer 2 January 13, 2014 at 09:35 PM
No it was another republican flaming out!!

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