UW-Madison police officer captures meteor in dashboard camera

Captured on campus near the Waisman Center
Posted at 4:02 PM, Feb 06, 2017

An officer with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department captured the suspected meteor which was spotted across several states early Monday, including Wisconsin.

The UWPD posted the video on its official Twitter account Monday, which caught the large flash many have reported seeing as the officer drives near the Waisman Center, followed by a dimmer trail of light. 

The sightings have been reported across Wisconsin including Green Bay, Fond du Lac and Milwaukee.

An expert with the Milwaukee Astronomical Society claims it definitely was a meteor, and suspects it fell somewhere near Green Bay. 




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