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Meteor Streaks by East Coast, Americans Regret Lack of Dashboard Cams [Video]

Last night around 8:00 p.m. EDT a large meteor streaked across the sky here on the east coast. The object was spotted in states spanning from North Carolina to Maine and as far inland as Ohio. It didn’t explode and cause massive amounts of damage like the Russian meteor back in February, but it did catch people off guard. It also made me wish we all had dashboard cameras like in Russian so we could have done a better job of capturing some video of it.

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Don’t worry though, we aren’t at a complete loss for video of the meteor. If you missed it last night like I did you can live vicariously through this security camera footage uploaded by CBS WUSA 9:

It’s not great, but it’s better than nothing. Thanks, Internet!

If you have any photos or videos of last night’s meteor we’d love to see them, and that’s exactly the sort of thing we have our “tips” email address for. If you didn’t actually see the meteor but wished you had, tell us what you were doing that was so freaking important that you weren’t staring into space hoping for an unexpected meteor.

I was in a bar in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania getting ready to tell jokes to drunk people.

(via, image via Navicore)

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Glen Tickle
Glen is a comedian, writer, husband, and father. He won his third-grade science fair and is a former preschool science teacher, which is a real job.

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