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Occurred : 9/9/1999 12:35 (Entered as : 10/9/99 12;35)
Reported: 9/15/1999 22:00
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Shasta/Sand Flat, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:7 SEC
ASLEEP AGAIN AFTER SEEING DISC 35 MIN PRIVIOUS. LARGE SLOWMOVING GREEN FIREBALL 200FT AGL MOVING W.TO E. STUCK TREES MADE LOUD CRACK, VANASHED

WOKE TO VY BRIGHT FIREBALL SLOWLY CROSSING SAND FLAT WEST TO EAST. IT LIGHTED THE WHOLE FLAT UP WITH A GREEN GLOW. THE FIREBALL WAS ABOUT 200 FT AGL ABT 300FT NORTH OF MY POSITION EST ABT 30 FT IN DIAMETER. IT WAS A PERFECT SPHERE TRANSLUCENT EXCEPT FOR THE CORE WHICH WAS MORE SOLID YELLOWISH ABT 3 FT DIA. I COULD SEE RADIATION PATTERNS LIKE FINE SPOKES OF A BICYCLE WHEEL, BUT IN 3D. THE FIREBALL VANISHED IN THE FOREST WITH A LOUD "CRACK" SOUND. THE NEXT MORNING FOUND A TREE LIMB BROKEN OFF A LARGE SNAG AND THE TOP OF AN AJACENT TREE WAS SNAPPED OFF. MY CAMERA BATTERY WAS DEAD AS WAS MY CELL PHONE BATTERY. NEXT DAY WITH A NEW BATTERY I TOOK A PHOTO OF THE TREES WITH OBVIOUSLY FRESH WOUNDS. WHITE.

((NUFORC Note: Date changed to 09/09/99, the proesumed date of the sighting.))