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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/17/2002 01:06 (Entered as : 8/17/02 1:06am)
Reported: 1/2/2003 3:28:45 PM 15:28
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 6 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object emitted other objects, The object changed color
Fireball across the top of the wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City,Utah USA

Was standing in my driveway at around 1:00 am, having a smoke, I was looking east towards the wasatch mountains from around 3600 west 4300 south area and slightly above the tops of the mountain peaks coming from the provo area going north almost horizontal along the Mtn tops at about twice the speed of a incoming airliner, the main part of it was about the size of your thumbnail at arms lengh.

It looked like a sparkler moving across the sky, with spark trails falling from a short tail and also the main body, it went in & out of a few small clouds and dissappered into the mountains behind the the university of utah.

also seen the same thing again 2 nights later in almost the same area about 2 hours earlier,it was big and have never seen anything like it before, was very bright and litt the east part of the sky like a arc weld or a sparkler, a very big sparkler, was not a falling star or meteor, it moved horizontal for to long, the distance of the Salt Lake Valley.