Huge meteor speckled by motorist in Washington, D.C.
Steve Chazin, of Fairfax, Virginia, prisoner video on his lurch camera of what he believes to be a overwhelming meteor during his expostulate behind from Washington Dulles International Airport Tuesday evening.
“Huge #meteor manifest from #DC during 10:57 pm.,” Chazin wrote on Twitter, pity a video that shows a glance of light in a sky to a left of a highway in front of him.
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“It was so large we could not ignore. It was tough to stay on a highway and not expostulate off,” Chazin told Fox News.
Chazin pronounced he has a bachelor’s grade in psychics and a master’s grade in electrical engineering. He said he was pushing on Route 50 behind easterly toward Fairfax when he and his mother saw a fireball in a sky.
“It was one of those things that we didn’t know what we were looking during with so most yellow and splendid flames,” Chazin said. “When it left so fast we satisfied that it contingency have been a meteor.”
He initial believed he saw “an aeroplane on fire,” until spotting “a tail” on a finish of a intense mass in a sky.
“From what we know about physics, a tail happens when we strike a open atmosphere,” Chazin said. “I pulled down a window to hear a sound strike something though we satisfied it contingency have been distant away, over a ocean.”
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There have been no central acknowledgment of any meteors in a area during a time of a sighting.