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Meteor lights up Canada's skies

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Footage of a large meteor streaking across western Canada has been broadcast on Canadian television.

The video filmed from a local police car on patrol, showed a small light turning into a massive fireball as it fell from the sky and appeared to hit the Earth in the distance.

Scientists are now searching for the remains of the meteor.

First broadcast 22nd November 2008

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