|Occurred : 10/21/2013 19:50 (Entered as : 10/21/2013 19:50)
Reported: 10/21/2013 6:30:55 PM 18:30
Location: Watertown, MA
|Fast-moving, illuminated object similar to fireball silently crosses evening sky and in an instant plunges about 100 feet.
A fast-moving, illuminated object crossed the sky. I could not tell how far away it was and it appeared to be about 350 feet above the ground. It looked like a fireball (orange, red and white), but clearly there were no flames; it was illuminated.
I live in a suburban neighborhood. I ran to the window to watch and at the treeline it plunged about 75-100 feet in a split second and continued out of sight. I opened the window, but heard no motor or sound. About 5 minutes later, it or another similar object crossed the same area in the sky and at the same rate of speed. With the window opened I heard nothing.