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Fireball lights up Arizona night sky!

A bright meteor streaked across southwestern skies Saturday, April 12th and was witnessed by several bystanders.  You can see video of the fireball and listen to eye-witness accounts here!

Meteor: A trail of light produced by a meteoroid as it passes through an atmosphere.
 
Meteorite: A meteoroid that was naturally transported from the celestial body on which it formed to a region beyond that body's gravitational field, and that later collided with the surface of a celestial body larger than itself, such as Earth. (Rubin & Grossman, 2010.)