If you happened to be staring at the sky shortly before 7:00 a-m Thursday you might have seen it. People living in eight states in the Midwest and Upper Midwest reported seeing a fireball. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences caught the meteor on video at 6:48 a-m. The American Meteor Society received 118 reports of sightings. A report from the Milwaukee Astronomical Society indicates the presence of meteor showers between now and February 8th. The most activity is expected January 27th and 28th. The fireball was spotted as far south as the St. Louis area.

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