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Again: ‘Green Fireball’ Lights Up The Night Sky Across Southern California, Sparks Dozens Of Meteor Reports

By Samantha Tata and Olsen Ebright, NBC Los Angeles – “An authentic photo surfaced Friday afternoon capturing the bright light seen by dozens of Southern California sky watchers.

About 50 people contacted the American Meteor Society on Thursday with reports of a ‘green fireball’ lighting up the sky. Sightings were reported in Ventura, Anaheim, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Paso Robles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara, according to the group’s website.

Photographer Susan Lary of the Southern California Weather Authority captured the so-called fireball and provided the image to NBC News.

Lary’s photograph (pictured, above) was taken with a 1-minute exposure in Lancaster, Calif., facing southwest.

‘I saw a light and looked directly at the meteor as it came down in the ocean off Corona Del Mar. Bits came off, and it was bright white,’ Laguna Hills resident Patric Barry wrote in an email to NBC4.

Barry spotted the object out of his living room window about 10:35 p.m.

The sightings come days after Bay Area residents were treated to a light show of their own when a fireball was seen streaking across the sky.” Read more.

LA Meteor Creates Bright Light Across Southern California Sky, According To Witness Reports – “Los Angeles residents reported seeing a bright light zoom across the Southern California sky late Thursday. Dozens of witnesses submitted accounts to the American Meteor Society that they saw what appeared to be a fireball, which is a very bright meteor, at about 10:30 p.m. The reports came in from across the LA area, including Alhambra, Anaheim, Burbank, Culver City, Garden Grove, La Crescenta, Pasadena and Ventura. ‘There was extreme detail of this fireball from my location,’ Leslie A. of La Crescenta reported to AMS. ‘I actually saw flames with a trail of glowing lime green attached to it. [It was] very large in size.'” Read more.

Categories: Cosmic Craziness
  1. Anna
    11/19/2016 at 5:46 AM

    Yes there was two objects red flammed ball type looking , flamming across the sky in Ventura CA I was at jack in the box Friday evening at about possibly 950 pm is when i seen it , it was weird to see something like that here in CA , I would like to know what it was and where they came from I read that it was the Russian missile launcher, another said it was a UFO , that’s my stories on what I seen . Thank you


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