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Occurred : 9/30/2005 23:45 (Entered as : 09/30/2005 23:45)
Reported: 10/2/2005 3:27:21 PM 15:27
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Tucson, AZ
Shape: Light
Duration:30 seconds
Brilliant light over the Catalinas

I was standing on my front porch looking north over the Catalina Mountains.

While standing there, I saw what looked like an exploding star or nova. A couple of things ran through my mind actually. I thought it was either a nova, a meteorite heading directly for me, or a flare of some sort. I have seen many flares, and none were ever blue/white.

The light got real bright and appeared to grow in size, it dropped slightly in elevation, and then flashed out.

I am only reporting this to see if anyone else witnessed it, or knew what it was.


((NUFORC Note: No Iridium flares reported for the date and time indicated by the witness. Please see the data from <www.heavens-above.com>. PD))

http://www.heavens-above.com/iridium.asp?lat=32.222&lng=-110.926&alt=751&loc=Tucson&TZ=Arizona&Date=38624.6253333333&Dur=2