Madison Wisconsin’s Night Sky Lit up by Meteor Fireball
Cameras outside a University of Wisconsin-Madison facility captured the moment a meteoroid streaked across the night sky.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies shared footage from a webcam mounted atop the building that captured the fireball’s fall from the sky Monday night.
— UW-Madison CIMSS (@UWCIMSS) December 19, 2017
The institute said the meteoroid was spotted just before midnight over the Capitol building.
“Meteor over #Madison last night! Watch it zoom in near the #Capitol just before midnight. Captured by the web cams on our building,” the institute tweeted.