Incredible sight in the sky: Meteor spotted over Pittsburgh

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JANELLE: HOW AM I GOING TO PROCEED THAT NOW? AND WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE SKY AT NIGHT IN PITTSBURGH, YOU PROBABLY SAW THIS INCREDIBLE SIGHT. A METEOR OVER THE CITY. THE METEOR WAS FOUND THROUGH THE SKY AT AROUND 7:30 PM LAST EVENING IN PITTSBURGH AND WAS ALSO SEEN IN OTHER STATES INCLUDING WEST VIRGINIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, NEW YORK, OHIO AND KENTUCKY. THE AMERICAN METEOR SOCIETY REPORTED MORE THAN 600 METEO SIGHTINGS

Incredible view in the sky: Meteor spotted over Pittsburgh

Fireball was spotted in several states

A meteor streaking across the Pittsburgh sky overnight was also reportedly seen in other states, including West Virginia, South Carolina, New York, Ohio and Kentucky. The American Meteor Society reported more than 600 sightings of the meteor, which was seen over Pittsburgh. Thursday night around 7:30 p.m. Several people shared videos of the meteor, including Jared Rackley, who snapped a photo of the meteor with a Nest camera in Pittsburgh. Phil Haddad and his family were lucky enough to see it twice, first in person at a holiday event on Mount Lebanon and then on their doorbell camera. Haddad shared his footage Friday morning with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4. “We thought it might be Santa’s sleigh,” Haddad joked. “We saw the light overhead and we heard some other people say, ‘Did you see that shooting star?’ or something like that, but it seemed very bright. Then I realized our camera probably captured it too. “If you witnessed the fireball, the American Meteor Society would like to hear from you. You can report a sighting on their website. The organization says the reports help them with investigations.

A meteor streaking across the Pittsburgh sky overnight was also reportedly seen in other states, including West Virginia, South Carolina, New York, Ohio and Kentucky.

The American Meteor Society reported more than 600 sightings of the meteor, which was seen over Pittsburgh around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Several people shared videos of the meteor, including Jared Rackley, who snapped a photo of the meteor with a Nest camera in Pittsburgh.

Phil Haddad and his family were lucky enough to see it twice, first in person at a holiday event on Mount Lebanon and then on their doorbell camera. Haddad shared his footage Friday morning with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4.

“We thought it might be Santa’s sleigh,” Haddad joked. “We saw the light overhead and we heard some other people say, ‘Did you see that shooting star?’ or something like that, but it seemed very clear. Then I realized our camera probably caught it too.”

If you witnessed the fireball, the American Meteor Society wants to hear from you. You can report a sighting on their website. The organization says the reports help them with investigations.

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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