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A stunning second video of a meteor streaking across the Canadian sky was been filmed by a Royal Canadian Mounted Police patrol car.
Meteor On Alberta Mountie's Camera Caught While Patrolling On Dark Highway
A Mountie patrolling a highway in northern Alberta had a bright spot during his shift — he saw a fireball crossing the sky.
A camera in the cruiser captured it so he could show people what he saw.
Mounties in Manning say the officer was driving on Highway 35 near the hamlet of Hawk Hills on Saturday night when the meteor streaked across the sky.
The Telus World of Science in Edmonton confirmed the sighting.
Manning is about six hours north of Edmonton.
Manning RCMP release dash-cam video of meteor
Police in northern Alberta have released remarkable video, showing a confirmed meteor burning across the night sky over the weekend.
RCMP said on Saturday, just after 9:30 , an officer from the Manning detachment patrolling a dark highway when he saw the fireball.
The officer was on Highway 35 about 20 kilometres north of Manning near Hawk Hills when the bright light crossed the sky.
A still taken from video released by RCMP shows the bright light of a meteor, recorded by an RCMP dash-cam on Saturday, Sept. 22 on Hwy 35, north of Manning, Alberta.
The six-second video was also confirmed to be a meteor by an expert at the Telus World of Science.
"Definitely what people saw this weekend, on Saturday night, if they were out and about around 9:35 , was a very very bright meteor," Frank Florian with the Telus World of Science said. "Sometimes, it's deemed a fireball because it far exceeds a regular streak of light which is a normal meteor.
Meteor spotted above Canada
Spectacular footage of a meteor flying through the sky above Alberta has been captured on a police car's dashcam.
RCMP camera captures streaking fireball in northern Alberta
Fireball spotted in sky over northern Alberta
Video: Alberta Mountie's dashcam captures massive meteor
Alberta Mounties starstruck by a brilliant meteor streak were delighted to capture the fiery show on their cruiser's dashboard-mounted camera.
Manning RCMP were responding to a chain-reaction crash between two cars and a bear on Sept. 21 when they spotted the massive fireball soaring over the sleepy northern town.
Sgt. Tom Howell jokingly tipped his cap to conspiracy theories after RCMP released the video Wednesday.
WATCH: Huge meteor flashes across Alberta sky
RCMP cruiser dash cam captures Alberta meteor lighting up the night
RCMP video - massive fireball streak across Northern Alberta sky
On the evening of September 21, 2013, an RCMP officer was on patrol on a highway in Northern Alberta. The cruiser's dashboard camera captured the amazing flash of light as it lit up the entire darkened sky. security
In an eight-second video shot by Const. Josh Stachow and Const. Kyle Ash on their patrol camera, a flaming ball of light can be seen crossing the sky around 9:30
The two officers, who say they didn't hear anything as the fireball streaked by, were driving along Highway 35 near the hamlet of Hawk Hills at the time of the sighting.
A community astronomer at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton confirmed the display was caused by a meteor streaking through the sky.
Manning is about 580 kilometres north of Edmonton.
Video courtesy of RCMP, Manning, Alberta detachment.
RCMP officer on patrol captures meteor sighting while on patrol near Manning, Alberta
RCMP Officer Captures Meteor. Alberta meteor footage captured north of Manning
An RCMP officer patrolling a dark highway in northern Alberta captured a meteor as it lit up the night sky last Saturday.
At about 9:30 , the officer was driving on Highway 35, about 20 km north of Manning near the hamlet of Hawk Hills when the meteor blazed into the earth's atmosphere.
Sgt. Thomas Howell of the Manning RCMP says the officer couldn't believe his eyes, but the officer's patrol camera recorded the event.
A community astronomer at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton watched the video and confirmed the sighting as a meteor.
The Draconids meteor shower expected to put on a show for residents of the northern hemisphere during the early evening hours of October 7-8
An incredible fireball shooting across the Alberta sky has been caught on tape.
Around 9:30 on Saturday, a RCMP officer was driving down the highway near Manning when he saw the bright meteor flash in front of him.
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Meteor Streaks through the sky