One Driver Caught Last Night’s Meteor Fireball On VideoAlex Chavers·Sci + Tech·January 9, 2017 Even the bright city lights can’t block out every falling star. Around 6:35 p.m. Monday night, folks living in New York City and the surrounding areas saw a pretty bright meteor. One driver managed to record video of the meteor on his dash cam. Peter Czech posted it on YouTube and said it was filmed near the 287/10 interchange in New Jersey. Peter also tweeted the exact area he was at when he recorded the fireball. For anyone interested this was the precise capture point of the #meteor as per @garmin. pic.twitter.com/UhnYySIUVb — Pete Czech (@pjczech) December 30, 2014 Fireball sightings stretched from Maryland to Maine. The American Meteor Society received more than 300 reports of a bright fireball last night. The fireball lit up the skies as it struck the Earth’s atmosphere above New Hampshire and flew west towards Carlisle, New York before fizzling out.