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Occurred : 7/3/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 07/03/2004 20:00)
Reported: 7/4/2004 7:53:34 AM 07:53
Posted: 7/8/2004
Location: Lakeside, CA
Shape: Fireball
White Fire ball over Lakeside.

Faceing North at Appx 20:00,witnessed bright white ball of light travel from Southwest to Northeast in a decending arc,object appeared to disintigrate during decent,it also had long tail also bright white.What was odd was the fact the sun had not set,yet the object was a very bright,phosphorus.It was very reminiscent of Space shuttle disaster during re-entry with multiple debri seperating from object.I have spent many years as a crew chief in the Air Force and built and tested cruise missles at General Dynamics,and with the exception of Space Shuttle had not witnessed anything similar.