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An image of the fireball captured near Salzburg, Austria. Hermann K./American Meteor Society. Observers across central Europe from Germany to Italy were wowed by a meteor burning up in the sky while taking its time falling to its final resting place(s) on Nov. 19. The American Meteor Society received over 115 sighting reports, many of them centered around the Austrian city of Salzburg, including some dramatic videos and images like the one above . While most fireball events are fleeting, lasting perhaps a few seconds, this monster grew progressively brighter as it fell to the ground over the course of nearly half a minute. Several all-sky cameras from the German AllSky7 fireball network ca... Full story

24 November