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Occurred : 10/3/1999 21:44 (Entered as : 10/03/99 21:44)
Reported: 10/3/1999 02:20
Posted: 10/19/1999
Location: Beaverton (northwest area), OR
Shape: Fireball
Duration:approx.1 sec.
green/turquoise fireball traveling east to west with "sparklers" around perimeter. Object approx. 5" diam. to my sight.

At 9:44 P.M. PDT I was sitting in my family room and looked out the patio door just as a brilliant turquoise green fireball, which appeared to be approximately 5" in diameter shot rapidly from slightly northeast to slightly southwest from my home in Northwest Beaverton, OR, north of Highway 26 about 11 miles west of Portland. It looked like a fireworks flare with the outer edges glowing like the light sparklers give off. It appeared to be very low but there was no way of knowing.

However, the sky is overcast so it had to be below cloud cover to be so brilliant. It was beautiful in its color, but passed within a second and totally disappeared from view.