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Sky Above Canada Lights Up Blue As Meteor Shoots Past

Sky Above Canada Lights Up Blue As Meteor Shoots Past

Incredible footage shows the moment a dazzling meteor lit up the sky in blue as it flew over Canada.

The incredible meteorological event was caught on camera in Alberta during the early hours of Monday morning.

Footage caught on home security cameras shows the sky turning a deep shade of blue as the meteor streaks through the sky.

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Resident Joe Speer told Global News he was driving to work when he saw the sky light up.

He said: "It sure woke me up, I can tell you that.

"I was kind of lucky to see that. You rarely see that."

Fellow eyewitness Jennifer Porter told CTV News: "I was definitely freaked, in the moment for sure.

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"I've seen shooting stars before. I've seen various things, but never something like that.

"So it was pretty cool to to get to witness that."

One expert even reckons that there could be fragments of the meteor may have made it to Earth.

Geoff Robertson, former president of Edmonton Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, told Leatherbridge News Now the meteor was likely to be around the size of a refrigerator and some small bits may have survived its fall to the ground.

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He told the news outlet: "Looking at the videos, I saw some flashes as it was coming down, indicating it was probably breaking up.

"So I would say probably some pieces did eventually make their way down, landing on the ground somewhere."

He also says if anything is recovered from the meteor then it could be used to help gather more information on the meteor.

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He added: "Whether it's an iron meteor or a 'stony' meteor, and if they get enough data they can actually track back the meteor's original orbit around the sun and find out where it actually came from."

While Dr Patrick Hill from the University of Alberta told City News is also hopeful that there could be fragments out there somewhere.

He said: "Usually that takes a little longer because we have model the brightness through computational models.

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"We also have to look at the freefall of the meteorite event to see if anything does produce.

"We're hopeful in a couple days we should have some information."

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Claire is a journalist at LADbible who, after dossing around for a few years, went to Liverpool John Moores University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a whole load of debt. When not writing words in exchange for money she is usually at home watching serial killer documentaries surrounded by cats. You can contact Claire at [email protected]