Rare Fireball Meteor caught on Camera by Ladd Observatory in Rhode Island - Jan. 19, 2012

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*** 1/27/12 *** Bus-Size Asteroid to Give Earth Close Shave Today: http://news.yahoo.com/bus-size-asteroid-earth-close-shave-friday-2144066... just a heads up :)

"Last week, scientists at Brown University's Ladd Observatory noticed something very unusual showing up on their overnight sky camera.

The skies in Providence were clear on January 19 when a fireball meteor appeared around 3 a.m.

The camera, mounted on the roof of Observatory rolls overnight automatically and often records expected meteor showers. But this one was a pleasant surprise."
Read more: http://www.wpri.com/dpp/news/local_news/providence/providence-rare-fireb...

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