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On Thursday night a huge meteor lit up the night air over Edmonton, Canada. Fortunately, a car with a mounted video camera happened to be driving right towards the impromptu phenomenon and got some great footage of the event. What are the odds of that?

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) — Scientists say they hope to find remnants of a meteor that brilliantly lit up the sky before falling to earth in western Canada.

University of Calgary planetary scientist Alan Hildebrand called it one of the largest meteors visible in the country in the last decade.

Widely broadcast video images showed what appeared to be a speeding fireball Thursday night over Saskatoon that became larger and brighter before disappearing as it neared the ground.

Hildebrand said Friday that he received about 300 email reports from witnesses.

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