I love science. It's unfortunate that I don't understand it better. This is a great example. This object was just spotted in the skies over Missouri. If I didn't know better, I would think it's a meteor or a UFO and I'd be wrong both times.
While the annual Perseids Meteor Shower has been happening for several weeks now, the real nocturnal sky magic is going to happen this weekend as it is set to peak, producing 50 to 100 shooting stars per hour.
One of the most brilliant fireballs in recent memory exploded in the skies over the Midwest Saturday night with reports from hundreds in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. A doorbell security camera captured some video of the event.