Many Northern California residents spotted a fireball travelling across the sky at about 7:45pm Wednesday. Some heard a loud boom. News organizations later reported that it was a meteor.

And for those of you who missed the meteor, here’s an artist’s rendering:

Look Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Meteor Over Northern California! 18 October,2012

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