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Occurred : 2/10/2009 18:37 (Entered as : 02/10/09 18:37)
Reported: 2/10/2009 5:15:17 PM 17:15
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Carta Valley, TX
Shape: Fireball
Duration:90 seconds
Atmospheric reentry of two vehicles above Carta Valley, Texas.

At approximately 6:37 PM CST, a single object flashed in the sky high in the atmosphere above Carta Valley, Texas. The object then displayed a fireball trail and traveled across the sky from west to east.

A second object exhibiting the exact characteristics of the first object followed in the same pattern roughly 10 miles west of the initial sighting location.

The second object was observed with 10x50 binoculars, and the underside of the second object glowed with intensity for 5-8 seconds indicating heat from atmospheric reentry.

A strong cold front passed through almost simultaneously creating high ground effect with blowing dust and debris that prevented observation of the objects for more than 90 seconds.