You'd be surprised what you can see in your own backyard on a clear night in Missouri. This assumes you have the right equipment like an amateur Missouri astronomer who just shared a truly epic up-close view of the moon.
One of the most brilliant fireballs in recent memory exploded in the skies over the Midwest Saturday night with reports from hundreds in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. A doorbell security camera captured some video of the event.
There's no surprise that this meteorite was seen from so many different locations in Illinois and Missouri considering how bright it was. This fireball lit up the skies over 5 different states Monday night.