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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/22/2015 21:35 (Entered as : 06/22/15 21:35)
Reported: 6/23/2015 9:19:21 AM 09:19
Posted: 6/24/2015
Location: Stratford, CT
Shape: Teardrop
Duration: 2 seconds
In Stratford, facing west.

Sky cloudless, no wind.

About 30 degrees above horizon a fast skimming yellow fireball that traveled about 20 degrees from south to north by northwest on a straight path above horizon line.

Have previously observed various meteors/bolides, but this object was nothing like them: No trail or scattering of light; was a discrete yellow glow resembling a teardrop shaped bulb inwardly lit.

Streaked swiftly (no sound), with a slight declination to its path just before it simply went out - no fading.

I would not ordinarily bother to clutter this website with what I considered a bolide or yet another firework/Chinese lantern misperception, but this seemed genuinely unusual.