|Occurred : 8/8/2016 23:45 (Entered as : 08/08/16 23:45)
Reported: 8/9/2016 1:49:44 PM 13:49
Location: Emerald Isle, NC
|Yellow Orangish fireball observed over Emerald Isle, NC
At approximately 11:45pm, while sitting on the deck of a beach front property on Emerald Isle, NC, I observed a yellow orangish sphere/fireball in the SSE sky that was pulsing different diameters/brightness as it descended through slighly cloudy conditions at an 80ish degree angle down into the ocean.
Event lasted 5-8 seconds, and was estimated to be several miles out to sea.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))