A fireball in the sky Sunday gave midwesterners quite the view when it created a brilliant and bizarre green light at night. The fireball was seen across several states including Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
“The estimated 3D trajectory computed from the witness reports shows a shallow entry angle, one that could be associated with an Earth-grazing fireball,” the AMS explained in a post online. “But many witnesses reported a fragmentation – it could mean the meteoroid actually went through the Earth atmosphere.”
https://t.co/EvZac6CpVt – 185 reports so far about a fireball seen from Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin on July 8th. #fireball #meteor #citizenscience pic.twitter.com/xlUNze5PU0
— AMSMETEORS (@amsmeteors) July 9, 2018
“Airline crew here, we saw it pass from right to left (north to south) over Moline, IL. It left a brilliant green light, and shed…