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A meteor flashed across the sky in Maryland, across the East Coast on Tuesday. Here's what we know about it.

A meteor flashed across the sky in Maryland, across the East Coast on Tuesday. Here's what we know about it.

The blue-green flash over Baltimore Tuesday night wasn’t a UFO, a plane or a lightning strike. It was a meteor.

People in a dozen states — from South Carolina to New Hampshire — reported seeing a meteor just before 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the American Meteor Society. Many took to social media to share video and images of the space rock exploding in the atmosphere, leaving a blue-green blaze across the sky in its wake.

Scott Rudlosky, a physical scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said the Geostationary Lightning Mapper confirmed the meteor. The satellite-based tool picks up meteors that burn in Earth’s atmosphere in addition to lightning...

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