|Occurred : 9/28/2015 20:00 (Entered as : 9/28/15 20:00)
Reported: 10/2/2015 12:58:28 PM 12:58
Location: Warner Springs, CA
|Very large, bright meteor with short, red tail descending very slowly near harvest moon.
I am responding to a witness’s previous report of the same object seen in southern California.
I was attempting to view the “remnants” of a lunar eclipse from the previous weekend, but missed the event, as I am in the mountains, and had to climb upon a high ridge to see the rising moon.
This was the largest, brightest, meteor I’ve ever seen, and it appeared to travel in slow-motion compared to other meteors I’ve witnessed in the past.
I counted the duration of the event as 10 seconds.
For me, the meteor traveled from south to north, almost “into the harvest moon,” before disintegrating.
It had a short, bright red tail and very large, brilliant white, spherical head.
When I tried to find info on this meteor using the internet today, the previous account was the only record available. I wish to substantiate it with my report.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))