The mysterious fiery ball that illuminated the sky over North Florida on Saturday night was a meteor that was taken from the meteorological radar, according to officials.
The falling rock was reported around 11:52 am over Taylor County, a Tallahassee office at Twitter's National Weather Service.
The flash of the meteor is so bright that it was taken from meteorological satellites that are commonly used to track thunderstorms and lightning.
NWS published a photo taken on GOES Lightning Mapper
Another office in Charleston, SC, also shares light
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Officials said they were sheltering I did not get any reports on where the meteor could land, or if it collapsed into the atmosphere. Residents of Georgia and South Carolina also reported having seen the flash.
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Meteors are what happened when the meteorites – what we call "space rocks" – enter the Earth's atmosphere at high speed and burn, according to NASA.
"This is what we call" falling stars, "the agency notes." Sometimes meteors may even look brighter than  Scientists believe that about 48.5 tons (44,000 kilograms) of meteorite material falls on Earth every day, according to NASA. the atmosphere is struck in the ground, it is called a meteorite, "says the space agency