posted on Mar, 9 2009 @ 12:45 PM
Posted: March 09, 2009 - 8:42 AM
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Thought your neighbor's party was getting way out of hand?
A loud "boom" heard in Westchester County over the weekend might have been a meteorite.
The sound early Saturday has been likened to a window-rattling explosion.
Police and The Journal News got a flurry of reports from people in Scarsdale, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Tuckahoe, Eastchester and Bronxville.
Weather officials say there was no thunder in the area at the time.
Liz Holland of Mount Kisco says she was looking out her window around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. She saw a brilliant yellow object streaking through the
An official from the Rockland Astronomy Club says yellow is a typical color for a meteorite.