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Occurred : 12/22/2017 17:30 (Entered as : 12/21/2017 17:30)
Reported: 12/22/2017 5:58:03 PM 17:58
Posted: 1/18/2018
Location: Irvine, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:7 minutes
Orange fireball in front then no color.

I and two other witnesses saw a fireball with a triangular smoke trail, with two smaller bright objects breaking off from front larger object.

There was a smoke trail that is lingering in the air in front of the moon. Flew over John Wayne airport from Northeast to Southeast direction.


((NUFORC Note: Rocket launch from Vandenberg AFB @ 5:26 p.m.. We have corrected the time. PD))