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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/15/1999 23:30 (Entered as : mid July, 1999 2330)
Reported: 1/4/2000 06:05
Posted: 1/7/2000
Location: Southern Utah (mouth of Muddy Creek), UT
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 1 minute
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object changed color
4 people witness a green flare-like "shooting star" that sends chills to this day as to its origins.....

Me, my fiance and 2 of his friends were going to set up our base camp for our hike of Muddy Creek in Southern Utah when we saw what at first seemed like a meteorite or "falling star". (You see a lot of meteor showers in the desert.) However, what set this one apart was the slow way in which it moved and when the white/silver glow of the "meteor" was above us in the sky it lit up with a bright green "flare" that streaked across the sky above our heads and lit up the sky like it was daylight or neon fireworks. The entire episode lasted a little less than a minute and left us with chills trying to consider what it was or could have been. Having read several similar experiences, I wonder again what it was I saw this past summer in Southern Utah.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))