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Occurred : 10/31/1999 18:00 (Entered as : 10/31/99 18:00)
Reported: 6/14/2000 01:21
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Rochelle, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:4 seconds
While driving into Rochelle...saw a glowing ball of light falling over a cornfield and disappearing into a V-Shaped opening in the sky.

It was Halloween night and I was driving to Rochelle from Ashton. Just outside of Rochelle I noticed something out of the corner of my eye. I looked to the right through my windshield. Off in the distance over the cornfields was a bright orange glowing ball floating down. It floated down for a second and then seemed to change shape from a glowing ball into a cone. However, the glow was not visible on the cone shaped part of the object. The object grew smaller until it disappeared. It's height in relation to a tower off in the distance made it seem twice it's height. I could not judge it's distance from me. What I believe I was seeing was not the object changing shape, but the object slipping into a V-Shaped opening in the sky, which made it appear to be changing shape as it entered it...and eventually disappeared into. This whole sighting happened in about 3-4 seconds.