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Occurred : 8/30/2015 23:00 (Entered as : 08/30/15 23:00)
Reported: 8/31/2015 2:44:57 AM 02:44
Posted: 9/2/2015
Location: Ocean View, HI
Shape: Fireball
Duration:10 seconds
6 Fireballs with long tails seen over the Hawaiian Islands. Watched for 10 seconds.

While standing on our deck, I saw bright lights in the sky, and at first thought it was a very low flying plane, but then, it showed tails behind the ball. Coming from the South to the North and kept splitting into another ball with a long tail. Flew all the way behind the mountain range until we could no longer see it.

The fire ball and tail seemed to be bright yellow/white in color, They flew below the clouds where we could see it very easy and bright.

((NUFORC Note: Witnesses elect to provide no contact information. PD))

((NUFORC Note: Event is reported by Mr. Ted Molczan as a re-entry of satellite, Cosmos 1315 (81103A/12903). Please see addendum below. We express our gratitude to Mr. Molczan for apprising NUFORC of the event. PD))


Hello Peter,

The re-entry of Cosmos 1315 (81103A / 12903) was seen over a wide area of Hawaii on 2015 Aug 31 near 09:03 UTC. Local date and time was August 30 at 11:03 PM.

Numerous reports have been filed with the AMS:

I know of the following videos:

Best regards,
Ted Molczan