|Occurred : 8/19/2014 02:11 (Entered as : 08/19/2014 02:11)
Reported: 8/19/2014 1:44:08 AM 01:44
Location: Helena, MT
|Green orb falls out of sky.
I was out on the porch having a cigarette, looking to the east. A very large green orb fell out of the sky, nearly straight downward, at an alarming rate of speed. From my vantage point, it appeared to fall all the way to the ground. I heard no sound. I looked at the clock inside and immediately noted the time, 2:11 am.
I considered the possibility that this might have been a meteor, however, this orb appeared much larger than any meteor I've seen before and it did not leave a fire or smoke trail like many of the larger meteors I've seen.
About 1 minute before I witnessed the falling green orb, there had been an airplane flying directly overhead from west to east. It appeared to be an airliner flying at cruising altitude with all the standard flashing nav lights.
After the sighting of the green orb, I noticed the plane was no longer anywhere in sight, which I found peculiar because at the speed it was traveling it could not have made it all the way out of my sight within that short time period. There was no cloud cover.