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Occurred : 10/11/2008 22:20 (Entered as : 10/11/08 22:20)
Reported: 10/17/2008 2:54:15 PM 14:54
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 minutes
Vehicle out of southern sky thought to be shooting star hovers over city.

Returning home from a friends house I spotted what I thought was a shooting star coming out of the southern sky at the 11 o'clock position. I yelled at my sister "Look a shooting star!" We both watched for it burn off and skip out of the atmosphere however; instead, it came in at a very fast rate of speed then slowed down dramatically as it approached the city and then tree top level. Onch it slowed down it made a sharp right then sharp left turn and then hovered above the city and the tree tops. The object appeared round with an orange color. It made an arch as it entered the atmosphere. There was only one vehicle noted. Neither my sister or myself had ever witnessed an event like this before and gave us a very uneasy feeling.