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Occurred : 4/15/2008 20:08 (Entered as : 04/15/08 20:08)
Reported: 4/15/2008 9:16:45 PM 21:16
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Newark, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:3 seconds
Bright light moving in sky for about 3 seconds before burning out?

Driving home from dinner, I looked up. A bright light caught my eye: slightly brighter than the two airplanes in the sky.

The bright light moved fairly quickly: it covered about 15 degrees of arc in about 3 seconds.

I saw a (much smaller) spark fly off of the light, then the spark faded out.

The main light itself winked out while it was in the air.

I heard nothing; I was in my car.

I have no idea what it was. It seemed too fast for an airplane, but too slow for a meteorite.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))