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Fireball in Southern California sky

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People across Southern California reported seeing a fireball streaking across the sky on Wednesday night.

Forecasters said it was most likely a meteor.

The sitings were reported from Los Angeles to San Diego at about 8 p.m. local time.

The South Taurids meteor shower has been especially active in early November.  Astronomers say the Taurids don't bring big numbers of visible meteors but a high percentage of extremely bright ones that look like fireballs.

A video captured on a camera in a Los Angeles parking lot and posted to YouTube showed a bright light streaking across the night sky.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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