|Occurred : 2/15/2000 16:30 (Entered as : 02/15/00 16:30pm)
Reported: 2/15/2000 16:45
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
|Fireball seen in North East sky with short contrail, ending in flash with contrail pointing downward.
Object seen from Hayden road in Scottsdale, about 4:30 pm on 2/15/2000. While driving looking up to North East sky, noticed a bright object, no shape or fireball look, with 2 very short contrail like exhaust behind it. In about 4 seconds,then the object brightened and turned pinkish or redish, with the contrail or exhaust shifting from behind it to directly underneath it and then it vanished, contrail and all. The contrail was about the same width as the object itself and trailed off behind in two distict rows of vapor,quite thick, but very short and not like an airplanes. There was at least one other jet going west at the time of the sighting.