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Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/6/2001 21:00 (Entered as : 05/06/01 2100)
Reported: 5/8/2001 14:43
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Arcadia, CA
Shape: Fireball
Orange fireball with tail, like shooting star but much larger.

Object was glowing an orange color and trailing a bright orange tail, much like a comet. It moved from west to east at a fairly high rate of speed and disappeared behind some trees or over the horizon. Our guess is that it might have been some space junk on reentry and burning.