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Occurred : 11/3/2005 18:00 (Entered as : 11/03/05 18:00)
Reported: 11/4/2005 8:43:50 AM 08:43
Posted: 11/8/2005
Location: Chicago, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2-3 seconds
A large, green ball of fire fell out of the sky over Chicago, viewed from just North of the city

A large, green ball of fire was observed from a rooftop just North of the Chicago Loop along Lake Michigan.

While looking at the skyline to the South, a large green ball with a small tail appeared and travelled at a 30-45 degree trajetory (down and to the right), disappearing from view behind the BP skyscraper. The object made no sound and was observed by 2 people.

It seemed characteristic of a meteor, except that it appeared MUCH larger than any previously seen by the observer.

The object appeared to be 1/4 to 1/2 the diameter of a full moon.