BIG LAKE, TX – A viral video has surfaced Saturday morning showing a strange astronomical event that happened above West Texas last night.
In the video a group of people can be seen watching a fireball in the sky.
They were guessing it was a star, a satellite breaking up, or even aliens.
In Midland, CBS 7 claims that it was actually a fireball. According to NASA Fireball is an astronomical terms for exceptionally bright meteors that are spectacular enough to to be seen over a very wide area.
There were 11 reports to the American Meteor Society’s of a fireball. These reports came from Pecos all the way to Big Lake.
It is still not 100% certain what the burning streak in the sky was.
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