|Occurred : 11/11/2016 18:15 (Entered as : 11/11/16 18:15)
Reported: 11/18/2016 4:27:25 AM 04:27
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
|Long White light hanging in E. Fl. Sky. Burst into 4 fire balls, and was gone.
I was driving north on A1A in Highland Beach area. I looked a bit west toward downtown W Palm Beach. I saw a long white light hanging in sky. Not across but up and down! There was a plane above it in the distance, I thought it was towing something. I looked over as I drove. The plane continued to the east but the light just hung in the same spot. It was maybe 3-4 inches in the distance. Quite big. It just hung there...not moving in the sky. Then from the bottom of the streak, it burst into 4 fire balls and was gone. Just disappeared.
I have looked for reports of satelite launches and meteors. Nothing found.
There was a meteor shower going on at that time. They usually go across sky.
Was this one that burnt up in atmosphere? I have seen meteors but never anything like this! Did anyone else see this?
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))