Several report seeing possible meteor streak across Colorado sky – FOX31 Denver
DENVER — Several people in Colorado reported seeing a possible meteor in the sky early Wednesday morning.
Viewers from Fort Collins to Castle Rock and Vail reported seeing the light about 6 a.m.
The possible meteor was captured on a dash camera and uploaded to YouTube.
Viewers emailed to say they saw the station.
“It was a white/yellowish color with a tail heading east to west,” John Marchesi wrote.
“There was a huge ball of white with flames shooting out of the end going fast and low,” Rikki Johnston wrote.
Huge meteor just streaked east to west over Castlerock Colorado. It burnt bright green and faded over the mountains. #meteor
— Francis Eggelton (@nudge4ward) March 11, 2015
Saw the craziest meteor I’ve ever seen over Denver this morning at 6:00 AM. Must have been visible for at least 8-10 seconds! #fireballs
— Nate Hershey (@nate_hershey) March 11, 2015
In Cheyenne, Wyo., meteorologist Becca Mazur captured a photo with what appeared to be the meteor’s contrail.
Contrail of a meteor seen in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Photo: Becca Mazur)
Joel Jimenez caught the possible meteor in a Snapchat from a Home Depot in Fort Collins.