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Watch Fireball Meteor Light Up Sky Over Grand Rapids

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The sky over West Michigan lit up with a meteor streaking across the sky the day after Christmas, December 26, 2016. See the video captured along US 131.

DriveByAndy captured the fireball on US 131 in the Rockford area and shared the video on YouTube. He describes the footage like this.

This is dash cam from SB US-131 just north of Rockford, MI. A little hard to see, but you can see it near the middle of the picture just above the trees around the 7 second mark, it lasts about 3 seconds.

 

The American Meteor Society received several reports about the fireball:

Change the resolution on this video to 1080p HD to get the best view of the fireball.

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