A map showing possible meteorite impact areas.
It isn't very often that Northeast Ohio, my neck of the nation, makes news for astronomical reasons but, today, it has. Why? Based on observations with its all-sky camera network, NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office has issued an alert to Northeast Ohio residents, specifically those on the Ohio-Pennsylvania line near the Warren area, to be on the lookout for meteorites after a bright fireball was captured on camera coming in over Lake Erie. For a complete report on this exciting event, go here.
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