|Occurred : 3/28/2019 04:30 (Entered as : 03/28/19 04:30)
Reported: 4/3/2019 3:35:51 AM 03:35
Location: Newark, OH
|Bright flash over Central Ohio
Around 4:30AM on Thursday March 28, I saw a bright red flash directly overhead at about my 12 o'clock. Several seconds passed and I expected to see another flash as if it were an airplane, but it took almost 10 seconds before I saw another super bright red flash in the western sky. There was no sound.
I have seen many meteors and know what the planets look like. I am actively interested in avaition and can identify most types of planes. I have seen a day time fireball and this was not that as it was a bright flash. It did not intensify like an Iridium satellite, or reentry of space junk. For 30 years, I have been looking at the sky and this one has me stumped.