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VIDEO: Blue fireball seen across western Canada

A Red Deer, Alta. resident caught a good video of the meteor. | Screenshot

Dozens have poured in about a blue fireball seen across the Canadian prairies early this morning (Feb. 22).

The American Meteor Society says it has received 42 reports so far of the fireball from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Montana around 5:23 a.m. Pacific Time on Monday.

Big Country 93.1 FM in Grande Prairie, Alta. shared the following dash cam video submitted by Ken Sonnenberg:

A 106.7 Rewind radio listener in Red Deer also caught a good video of the fireball:

The source of the fireball is not known.

In its meteor outlook for Feb. 20 to 26, the American Meteor Society says meteors from the Anthelion shower could be seen this week.

"As seen from the mid-northern hemisphere (45N) one would expect to see approximately six sporadic meteors per hour during the last hour before dawn as seen from rural observing sites," the Society said. 

"Evening rates would be near two per hour."

Did you capture a blue fireball/meteor in Prince George early this morning? Send photos or videos to

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