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Occurred : 9/3/1999 01:30 (Entered as : 09/03/1999 01:30)
Reported: 4/7/2004 1:24:53 AM 01:24
Posted: 4/9/2004
Location: Savannah, GA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 seconds
Blue-green fireball

Traveling north out of Savannah, I'm not sure what road it was, we were heading home after spending the day in the old section of town. My 23 year old daughter and I. I'm a machinist, and she is a veterinary assistant. Anyway, we had stopped to get gas, and had pulled out of the station, looking for road signs to get on the interstate, when we saw a huge streak of light traveling from (at best guess)NW to SE. It actually caught our attention because of it's color, it was a beautiful greenish blue, and like I said, BIG. It was moving very fast, it didn't seem at the time to be very high up in the sky. In fact we slowed down and looked over to see if it had crashed in the wooded area to our right. A few months later I was talking to a co-worker and I mentioned it to him, and oddly enough, he had been out in his boat on Lake Greenwood at the time, and he had seen it too. Lake Greenwood is 160 or so miles from Savannah, so what we saw was either a really big UFO or an amazing meteor! I've watched meteor showers before, and none of the ones I've seen can compare. To give you an idea of it's size, I'd say that a dime held out at arm's length would be about right.