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Occurred : 7/17/1998 22:51 (Entered as : 7/17/98 22:51)
Reported: 7/17/1998 23:58
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Light
Duration:1 second
Object appeared in the western sky. Very Bright. Dropped suddenly to the west and disapeared behind the horizon of Portland's west hills. Object was neither a falling star nor a meteor entering atmosphere ( both of which I've witnessed in the past. Appeared to be falling. Object was white orb with no other details

Objects velocity in relationship to the skyline was VERY fast. Otherwise see above.