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Occurred : 7/8/2019 20:15 (Entered as : 07/08/19 20:15)
Reported: 7/9/2019 12:01:47 AM 00:01
Posted: 7/12/2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 minutes
Orange fireball in the sky over Las Vegas.

I can best describe the object I saw as an orange fireball. I was standing in my backyard when I noticed it moving across the north west portion of the sky, in the direction of Mt. Charleston. My home is a considerable distance from Mt. Charleston, so I assume it would have been a significantly large object for it to be seen from several miles away. It did not change direction or appear to speed up or slow down and made a consistent line across the sky.

Even though it was roughly 8pm, there was still a decent amount of daylight; the sun hadn’t completely set. I observed the object for approximately 5 minutes before it was obscured first by neighboring buildings and then finally by the mountain itself.