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Occurred : 4/19/2002 20:11 (Entered as : 04/19/02 20:11)
Reported: 4/19/2002 6:35:04 PM 18:35
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Melbourne Beach, FL
Shape: Sphere
Duration:15 minutes
disk circled by point, explosion

At sunset, object seen at nearly 90 degrees, (straight up) bright bluish object sphere, with bright pinpoint object oorbiting it, about 5 second period. At 20:11 it exploded, shower of lights, like fireworks, except very high in sky. Binoculars & telescope used to see the orbiting point, main object looked like a bright star or planet. Could see explosion through binoculars, falling debris glowing, then nothing.