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Occurred : 12/20/1999 23:00 (Entered as : 12/20/1999 23:00)
Reported: 9/2/2002 5:55:43 PM 17:55
Posted: 1/26/2003
Location: Eastern Passage (Canada), NS
Shape: Fireball
Duration:10 Minutes
This evening I was driving my can and saw what looked like a fire over a hill. When I came past the hill and was on the water front looking at the mouth of Halifax harbour I noticed that there was a ball of fire in the sky. I could actually see what looked like smoke rising from what ever it was. It was definetly a few hundred feet in the sky with nothing underneath. I was able to see the reflection of the light from this object on the water. I do not know how long this lasted, however, I watched the object in the sky stationary for about 10 minutes. What I also noticed was another object which I believe may have been a helicopter circling the object counter clockwise. I am confident it was circling because it would come from behind the object fly around in my field of vision, and then go back in behind. The object was at least 1 or 2 Kilometers away from me and it was very large. From the distance I was looking at it looked to be the size of a small building. The color was steady orange and at the end the object simply faded out and disappeard, but I could still see the smoke that was coming from it disipating. I could see the other object still circling with the stars in behind. The other thing I forgot to mention was that this was a clear night with the Moon shining down. This is the first and only time I have ever seen anything like this. It was definetly a new one to me.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))