If you were staring at the gorgeous full moon over Missouri Sunday night, you might have caught a glimpse of a spectacular fireball which was captured on video exploding over the state.

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My go-to YouTube channel for cool sky things over Missouri is the (appropriately-named) Missouri Skies. Dan Bush never fails to capture meteors on his cameras and the one that happened Sunday night, November 26, 2023 was no exception. Dan's videos are normally captured near Albany, Missouri, by the way.

He showed the event in black and white...

missouriskies via YouTube
missouriskies via YouTube
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And in color...

missouriskies via YouTube
missouriskies via YouTube
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Watch this brand new video share in motion to truly appreciate it.

This big meteor is so recent it's not even documented on the American Meteor Society website as of this writing on Monday, November 27, 2023. A space rock this big was obviously seen by many so I'll update this article once new videos and eyewitness stories are shared.

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