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Dana Jansa holds a possible meteorite that she and husband Wayne found in a field in Roanoke, Texas (Photo courtesy Wayne Jansa)

North Texas Couple May Have Caught A Falling Star

Chances are you’ve made a wish on a falling star, but a North Texas couple wonders if they actually caught one.

01/27/2014

(Photo by J.Burkett, CBSDFW.com)

Geminid Meteor Shower To Light Up Weekend Sky

If the skies are clear this weekend, you’ll have to bundle up and venture outside for a chance to view one of the best meteor showers of the year – the Geminid meteor shower.

12/12/2013

LAKE MEAD NRA, NV - AUGUST 12: Perseid meteors fall as a satellite passes across the sky early August 12, 2008 near Rogers Spring in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. The meteor display, known as the Perseid shower because it appears to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. Tuesday morning was considered the peak of the shower, which is visible every August. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Stargazers Preparing For Leonid Meteor Shower This Weekend

It’s the time of year when stargazers look to the heavens to catch a glimpse of a falling star as the annual Leonid meteor showers will be peaking Saturday through early Monday morning November 16-18

11/15/2013

(credit: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

Texans Report Seeing Fireball In The Sky

Hundreds of people across Texas, including some in the DFW area, are giving online accounts of seeing a massive bright ball of light streak across the night sky on Saturday.

09/23/2013

Meteor seen by a NASA camera located near Mayhill, New Mexico. (Credit: NASA)

Friday Morning Meteor May Have Been Satellite

Just before 7 o’clock this morning, there was a bright flash in the sky. NASA confirms it was a meteor.

12/07/2012

An 'electrophonic' meteor passed across the North Texas sky Wednesday night.  Photographer Kevin Palivec captured this image from a remote camera in Coleman, Texas, near Abilene (Credit: Kevin Palivec)

Meteor Streaks Across North Texas Sky

The FAA has confirmed a meteor likely passed across the sky of the Southwest United States Wednesday night, with many people in the Dallas/Fort Worth area hearing and feeling the sonic boom.

02/01/2012