Caught on camera: Meteor lights up the Virginia sky

Meteor seen over Richmond

(WWBT) - We’ve heard from several of you about a meteor streaking across the sky early this morning.

Many of you have reached out to NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden about the event. The shooting star looks like it happened around 6:35am Wednesday, Jan. 9

Here’s the only video we’ve found so far-- this was obviously SLOW-MOVING.

And matches up with people who say it burned brightly for 3 to 4 seconds.

Did you see it?

Report it to the American Meteor Society here:

Many reports have come in from NY to NC many people saw this one!

And join the conversation on Andrew’s Facebook page:

Did you see a meteor this morning? Lots of reports coming in! (If you did, tell me in the direction it was traveling...

Posted by Andrew Freiden NBC12 on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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