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An amazing dashcam video of a meteor falling to earth

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Not long after midnight on May 17, 2016, a meteor exploded across the sky over New England. The debris as it burned on entry into Earth’s atmosphere was so bright that the cosmic light show could be seen from Pennsylvania to Québec.

Though it isn’t often we get such great footage of the phenomenon, the fact more and more people have good cameras on their phones, or as in this case an HD dash cam inside a police car, means we will inevitably see further great images as time goes on.

Watch the amazing dashcam recording of the meteor below:

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