Humans have been watching the Lyrids for more than 2,600 years.
The meteor was part of the annual Quadrantid meteor shower.
This giant asteroid is set to come a bit too close for comfort in mid-December.
The latests noises were heard in Colorado.
The trick is to show up early, experts say.
Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12 with up to 150 meteors per hour.
A newly discovered branch of the Taurids meteor stream increases the risk to Earth but is a “lottery,” scientists say.