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Occurred : 4/3/2009 21:30 (Entered as : 04/03/09 21:30)
Reported: 4/3/2009 1:48:36 PM 13:48
Posted: 4/14/2009
Location: Morden, Surrey (UK/England),
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 minutes
just nipped outside on the decking for a cigarette and noticed a bright orange fireball to the east.

my partner witnessed this also.

the object travelled towards me [westerly] glowing brighter and brighter before backtracking to the east getting dimmer and then finally vanishing. The whole thing lasted only 2 minutes from when I saw it but perhaps had been in the sky for longer.

However, I believe it was a 'chinese lantern', the most probable explanation and am merely reporting to see if anyone else witnessed this and their take on it.