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'Unusual' fireball that dazzled Victorians may be a meteor shower

When a fireball streaked through the sky on Sunday night, many Victorians thought a plane had crashed.
Now, a scientist has revealed that it was probably the lead up to a meteor shower that was about to happen.
The meteor was seen across Victoria at about 10.45pm, including at Anglesea, Frankston, Berwick, Cairnlea, Tullamarine and Dandenong, according to the Herald Sun.

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This sighting may possibly be a Breeze-M tank that was predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 4th March, 2012 @ 23:08 GMT  ± 48 hours.

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A meteor has provided a spectacular display over Victoria overnight. A caller to the Neil Mitchell program spotted the Meteor while he was fishing at Port Melbourne.
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Sky fireball sparks plane fear

The state's emergency services were swamped with phone calls from Tasmanians who saw the blazing light in the sky last night.
Many feared that a plane had crashed, after they saw the fireball about 11pm.

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A fiery meteor has lit up the sky over Victoria and Tasmania.

The object, described as a glowing red fireball moving horizontally across the sky about 10.45pm (AEDT) on Sunday, was an unusual sight for this time of year, according to astronomer David Reneke.
Observers say the meteor was visible for about 20 seconds.

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