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Midnight meteor streaks across Western skies

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A streaking fireball briefly illuminated parts of the Utah sky to daylight-level conditions early Wednesday, surveillance footage shows.

The video from outside security cameras at the University of Utah's Milford observatory shows a blinding flash of light around 12:07 a.m., followed by clear images of the object streaking away.

"It looks like a shooting star on steroids," said Seth Jarvis, director of the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City.

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