Residents of U.S. states Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri were not seriously frightened huge fireball, which is about 15 minutes flying in the night sky.
Eyewitnesses said the meteor reached the 2-meter diameter and weighed 450 kg object presumably. Such conclusions were made astronomer Mark Hammergrim.
Meteor emitted green light, which could arise
because of burningI minerals, ignited when entering an object in Earth's atmosphere.
According to American scientists, a meteor can be a part of the meteor stream Gamma Virginids, currently being held close to the Earth. But perhaps overflying meteorite was once part of the asteroid belt solar system, which is located between Mars and Jupiter.