Stratford News Astronomers looking for meteor in the area SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Friday, Mar. 21st, 2014 Local astronomers are searching for meteorites. Sky gazers at Western University in London say they need your help to find them. Astronomers say a basketball-sized meteor lit up the skies over southwestern Ontario Tuesday night. It’s believed to have crashed somewhere near St Thomas. They believe there could even be more than one that came down in the area.