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Occurred : 7/22/2004 23:30 (Entered as : 07/22/1904 23:30)
Reported: 7/30/2004 1:33:32 AM 01:33
Posted: 8/11/2004
Location: Holland, MI
Shape: Fireball
Duration:3 seconds
Green light streaking vertically towards Lake Michigan

A friend and I were sitting on the beach, talking and having a cigarette, at approximately 11:30 p.m. In mid sentence he said, "Hey! Look at that!" so I quick turned my head and observed a bright green light descending rapidly in a straight vertical line. The light faded before reaching the water, and travelled a distance of approximately 2 hand lengths with arm extended. It did not "explode" like a firework or a boat flare normally would. There were no boats visible on the lake at the time, and it was too far over the water to have been a firework launched from the shore. We also did not hear any sound come from the object.

It's possible that it may have been a meteor.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))