|Occurred : 8/27/1999 00:15 (Entered as : 08/27/99 00:15)
Reported: 8/30/1999 20:06
Location: Port Angeles, WA
|Bright Blue-White fireball with Yellow-Orange Halo and Tail.
I was sitting in my hot tub at about 12:15 AM Friday morning (right after listening to Peter's report on Art Bell) when I glanced out to the southwest of my location, towards the Olympic Mountains. In the distance I saw a very, very bright blue and white fireball with a orange-yellow halo and tail traveling at great speed to the north, towards the city of Victoria, British Columbia. From the time I initially saw it, to the point where an object was obstructing my vision of the object, it traveled about 10 miles in two seconds. It looked similar to a meteorite, and I thought it was one at first. After staring up, looking for something else I then realized that there were clouds out that night, and the object was below the clouds. [Note: I will draw a picture of the object, scan it, and send it in a day or two when I get some time. Also note that I work evenings/nights.]