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Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/7/2010 (Entered as : 01/07/10)
Reported: 1/7/2010 6:41:46 PM 18:41
Posted: 2/14/2010
Location: West Haven (viewed from), CT
Shape: Fireball
Duration:3-4 secs
bright green comet or unidentified object that appeared to crash into the Earth

Tonight, I was looking out of my window to the Northwest and I saw what first appeared to be a plane crashing.

The object was traveling from West to East and was North of West Haven. As I continued to watch the object, it seemed as though it was going way too fast to be a plane crashing. My second thought was that it was a comet or shooting star. It had a tail similar a shooting star. But I have never seen a shooting star as close to the Earth or appear to crash in the distance like this did.

As the object approached the horizon, The light went from a bright white to a much brighter green flying behind hills in the distance. It appeared to have crashed several miles in the distance. I would say that the size was much bigger than the largest star in the sky and the trail was about as wide as the moon.