Unusually Long Fireball Lights-Up Tennessee Sky | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
A basketball-sized Earthgrazer meteor, not part of any meteor shower, entered Earth's atmosphere at 78,000 mph above Columbia, South Carolina and burned up just north of Chattanooga, Tennessee. It traveled a total of 290 miles, a rare feat for a meteor.
credit : NASA All-Sky Fireball Network / Mash Mix: Space.com