If you happen to have been looking at the sky over Missouri in the northern part of the state Tuesday night, you might have caught glimpse of a brilliant sky sight as a huge meteor exploded as shown by a camera in Missouri.
Saturday night, August 12, 2023 is expected to be one of the best nights for viewing meteors over Missouri in years. The sky show has already begun as a new video share shows brilliant Perseid meteors zooming across the sky as viewed from Missouri.
There was an extraordinary display of the Aurora Borealis Thursday night as the colorful skies were visible much further south than expected. That resulted in the Northern Lights being visible even in Missouri as a new video share shows.
There are several times per year during known meteor showers when it's not unusual to see something like this. However, this huge meteor was completely unexpected as it exploded over Missouri as captured on video by a photographer.
Having grown up in New York State, I lived literally on the Erie Canal in Rome, New York. It’s a canal that connects the Hudson River at Albany, New York with Lake Erie at Buffalo, New York. It runs some 363 miles through central New York State. The concept to build the canal came in 1807 and construction began in 1817 with the canal opening officially on this day, October 26 in 1825. Why do I m