|Occurred : 9/16/2011 09:00 (Entered as : 9/16/11 9:00)
Reported: 9/23/2011 12:18:33 AM 00:18
Location: Potsdam, NY
|Orange fireball in sky.
I was walking, talking with friends about Jupiter in the night sky, and I looked above to the Southern-ish sky and saw a bright orange fireball about twice the brightness and diameter of the appearance of Jupiter (Currently the brightest object in the sky following the moon). After nearly 3 to 4 seconds, it faded away into nothing. The object did not move, and was extremely bright. I have since heard of four similar events in the surrounding areas near Potsdam, NY, in the past 7 days.