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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/24/2003 16:00 (Entered as : 08/24/2003 16:00)
Reported: 9/28/2003 3:35:56 PM 15:35
Posted: 9/28/2003
Location: Bothell, WA
Duration: aprox: 5 sec
My son, granddaughter and I were sitting on a bench facing north eating our ice cream outside a store in the Canyon Corners strip mall. The afternoon sky was very clear with just a whisp of a cloud to the far norteast. Within a flash of possibly 5 seconds, coming from (southern direction towards the north) above traveling towards the northeast, I saw a ball of light with a tail streaming out of the sky in an arc heading towards the ground. The light appearded to me to look like a ball of shimmering mercury. Then it just disappered. There was nothing lingering in the sky after it disappered. There were no planes in the sky before or after the incident. It also was not a somthing from a firework as there was absolutly no sound.

((NUFORC Note: Please see other reports for this time and date. Object probably was a daytime meteor, which was seen over British Columbia, as well. It was at least several hundred miles north of Seattle, we believe, and evidence suggests. PD))