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Occurred : 9/5/1999 22:30 (Entered as : 09/05/99 22:30)
Reported: 9/9/1999 02:04
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Hanford, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 seconds
Facing south I observed a round, green fireball traveling straight down almost vertical, with a vapor trail as it burned out.

On 09/05/99 at approximately 22:30 hours in the city of Handord, Ca, which is approximatley 35 miles south of Fresno, Ca, While facing south I observed what appeared to be a round, green fireball about the size of a softball or larger, Traveling straight down, almost vertical, slightly pointed in an eastward direction. I observed it for approximately 5 seconds as it burned out and left a visible vapor trail.The fireball almost lasted long enough to pass below the roof of the house across the sreet.