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from amsmeteors.org 

 The flash was bright enough to be picked up by a camera over 500 miles away

The Meteor Society has received over 200 reports about a bright fireball over Antonio Texas night at approximately 8:45 time or 2:45 Universal Time. Witnesses reported an extremely bright green that rivaled the brightness of . Bill Cooke (Meteoroid Environments Lead / NASA) were able to estimate the peak brightness at >-14 (stellar magnitude), which means we are dealing a meter class object a mass of a few (1-2?) metric tonnes!

Below is a 3D trajectory computed from the witness reports. 

 San Antonio Fireball - November 8th, 2014
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Texas Fireball – Picture by John Gutierrez @Copyright John Gutierrez – www.Anticipationvideos.com