|Occurred : 5/15/2007 23:40 (Entered as : 05/15/2007 23:40)
Reported: 5/15/2007 9:13:18 PM 21:13
Location: Southington, CT
Duration:< 15 seconds
|A fireball-like object twice the size of a star appeared and moved north with great speed, followed by a flash of light.
At the specified time, looking into the partially clouded sky to the north, and object about two to three times the size of a normal star appeared. Red in color, with a purplish haze encompassing it, it appeared almost on fire and streaked with remarkable speed to the north. There was no noise, however moments later a flash from the north could be seen reflected off the clouds.
The flash may have been a coincidental lightning flash - however, after remaining watching the north for some minutes, no other flashes occurred. It also could not have been a shooting star, as it was sighted with clouds behind it.
The observer, myself, is a 22 year old male with 20/20 vision, no history of mental illness, no physical illness, well-rested, not taking any medications, and not under the influence of any drug(s).