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Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/1/2000 22:15 (Entered as : 7/1/00 10:15 PM)
Reported: 7/2/2000 01:02
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: San Jose, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:25 sec
Long, steady flight path leaving a trail the width of a finger held at arms

Steady flight path WSW to ENE, Bright as an commercial airplane from 2 miles away, leaving a trail the width of a finger held at arms length. The trail was like you would see from fireworks - bright, with very definite glowing "sparkles" trailing behind - not a flame like trail. My wife and I saw it straight in front of us (facing south), at an elevation of about 30 degrees. It moved left ro right. I would describe the left to right movement as going from 12:00 (straight ahead) to 11:00 in 8 seconds or so. We watched move straight and level as best we could tell untill it disappeared over the rooftops.