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Blazing 600-Pound Meteor Streaks Over Milwaukee

A space rock about 10 to 20 miles north of the city sparked eyewitness reports far and wide.

Published On 02/07/2017
2:40 PM EST
A very bright meteor blazed through the skies over Lake Michigan at around 1:25 a.m. local time on Feb. 6, 2017. The fireball's flight was captured by a camera on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Credit: University of Wisconsin-Madison