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Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/30/2015 23:05 (Entered as : 08/30/2015 23:05)
Reported: 8/31/2015 10:14:17 AM 10:14
Posted: 9/2/2015
Location: Hilo, HI
Shape: Teardrop
Duration:1 minute
Fireball with tail, moving sideways across sky, then breaking into many pieces; going sideways west to north.

Looked like a meteor. Started out as one large fireball with a tail, then broke up into 5 or more lights with tails going sideways (west to north) across the sky. Looks like it might have fallen in the ocean.


((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))

((ADDENDUM FROM MR. TED MOLCZAN

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:

http://www.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/browse_reports?event=PENDING

I know of the following videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex73vyaVvqA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv02Q9rYihA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jocj1q2mkSs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_1VN9Ux1NM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8u1ND7IrJs

https://instagram.com/p/7DDzoAmJoK/

Best regards,
Ted Molczan

((END ADDENDUM))