While out enjoying the last night of summer in Central New York last night, did you happen to see something crazy in the sky? A fireball streaked across the sky and was visible in Canada, Upstate New York and across the Northeast.
Get ready for one of the first good meteor shower of the year. The Lyrids Meteor shower is April 16-25 and produce 10-20 meteors per hour at their peak on April 22-23. Although the shower may favor be best seen in Europe, the Lyrids are visible in most parts of the world.
You're not watching a Sci-Fi movie, this actually happened. Scientists thought earlier this week that a meteor might crash to Earth when in fact it did. In the Ural Mountains region of Western Russia, giant balls of smoke, and a huge fireball streaking down through the sky could be seen. A massive boom could be heard when it landed. You've got to see this!