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Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/9/2000 21:30 (Entered as : 9/9/00 21:30)
Reported: 11/18/2000 21:03
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: White Oak, MS
Shape: Fireball
Duration:20sec
fireball with small round object leaving it after fireball exploded

i was sitting facing south, saw what appeared to be a very large meteorite, fire colored, it was at very high altitude, about the size of a dime at arm's length. it crossed perpindicular to my line of vision across 2/3 of the horizon and then the ball dissapeared in an explosive blast. then at the point where the fireball had exploded, a tiny white ball continued along the same trajectory. the smaller ball was the size of star or planet (as normally seen from earth). the smaller ball came only after the first ball exploded, they were never both in the sky at the same time. this object did not act or look like any other meteorite i've ever seen. the sound was a crackling thrusting out sound only at the time of the first fireball exploding.