Stargazers got a show in the Florida Keys Tuesday night when many spotted a meteor.
The meteor was captured on the dash camera of a Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy while he was patrolling in the Lower Keys, on Big Pine Key.
Storm Team FOX Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle says the meteor would fall under a specific class of meteors called fireballs.
According to the American Meteor Society, "A fireball is another term for a very bright meteor, generally brighter than magnitude -4, which is about the same magnitude of the planet Venus in the morning or evening sky. A bolide is a special type of fireball which explodes in a bright terminal flash at its end, often with visible fragmentation."
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