A police dashboard camera captured images of the fireball streaks across the sky in New Jersey (Hamilton Township Police Department)
A police dashboard camera has captured incredible images of a fireball streaking across the sky in New Jersey.
On Thursday, the Township of Hamilton Police Department tweeted a video of the fireball that was shot in the early hours of Dec. 2. “On 12/2, 3:09 am, Sgt. Michael Virga was on patrol when his car’s dashcam captured a fireball in the air.”, so he said.
Township of Hamilton Police Dashcam Captures Fireball
On 12/2, 3:09 am, Sgt. Michael Virga was on patrol when his car’s dashcam captured a fireball in the air. @SNJToday @amsmeteors @NBCPhiladelphia @tedgreenbergNBC @weatherchannel @NorEasterNick @myWeatherNJ @6abc pic.twitter.com/o8VYmqahpu
— Twp of Hamilton PD (@NJHTPD) December 7, 2017
The American Meteor Society tweeted Thursday that it has received 133 reports about the fireball.
SEE FIREBALL FLASH OVER MAINE HEAVEN
“The fireball was seen primarily from Pennsylvania, but was also seen from New York, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Delaware, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC,” it explained in a message on its website earlier this week.
Fireballs have also been spotted elsewhere in the US this week with multiple reports in Florida on Tuesday evening, according to Fox 4.
Last year a police dashboard camera in Portland, Maine, captured images of a huge fireball dropping from the sky.
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