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A large meteorite was seen falling over the Mississippi valley tonight approximately 10:50 pm CST somewhere over eastern Arkansas opposite the urban Memphis area.  Colour yellow and very bright with no tail, at first it looked like an aircraft from a distance falling in a steep parabolic curve and as it was at the same time FEDEX lands lots of planes overnight at Memphis International airport I assumed they had finally lost one.  Fortunately it was merely a bright meteor.  Proving it is hard to judge distance and size at night.   

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