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Occurred : 5/6/2018 22:55 (Entered as : 05/06/18 22:55)
Reported: 5/6/2018 8:27:19 PM 20:27
Posted: 5/10/2018
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Shape: Fireball
Duration:4 minutes
Yellow/orange fireball in Southern sky seen in S. Indianapolis, IN, for 4 minutes in evening of 05 May, 2018.

On 06 May 2018 at 21:55 EST, I was walking South in the 5200 block of Madison Ave. in Indianapolis, IN. Mildest haze, no clouds, visibility 8 / 10.

I saw a yellow/orange ball of light at approximately 15-18 degree elevation in the Southern sky. It appeared to have ignited, burned increasingly brighter for one minute, and slowly extinguish over the next 3 minutes. It wasn’t visible at 22:00 EST, from my perspective.

If the object had the appearance of motion, I would have thought it was a paper lantern.

I estimate the distance from 6 miles to infinity.