|Occurred : 7/21/2001 21:00 (Entered as : 07/21/01 21:00)
Reported: 7/30/2001 10:42
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
|A slow moving green fireball was seen travelling west to east over the horizon north of Phoenix, AZ.
Sighting ocurred while driving north on Scottsdale Rd in the Pinnacle Peak Rd area. A teacher and a school administrator observed a bright green ball similar in color to the green of a traffic signal. The object was about the the size of a thumbnail on an extended arm. It may have had a short tail but nothing significant.It moved rather slowly across the horizon from west to eas travelling parallel to the earth not far above the horizon. It moved much too fast for an airplane yet seemed to move too slowly for a meteor. It did not fall but continued to move at the same height above the horizon until it was lost behind a cloud.