(meteorobs) Fireball Report February 3rd, 2004, @ 11:05PM, Los Angeles, California (fwd)
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Subject: Fireball Report February 3rd, 2004, @ 11:05PM, Los Angeles, California
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 00:32:34 -0500 (EST)
Your Name? Ian McConnel
Your Town/State/Country? Los Angeles/California/USA
Date and Time? February 3rd, 2004, @ 11:05PM
What compass direction did the fireball appear from? SE
What compass direction did the fireball DISAPPEAR from? SE
How long, in seconds, were you able to see it in the sky? 2
How many degrees off the horizon was it when it APPEARED?
(As a reference, a closed fist held at arm's length is
approximately 10 degrees.)
How many degrees off the horizon was it when it DISAPPEARED? 20
How bright did it appear?
Like a star, Venus, the Moon, or the setting Sun?
Did it have any color(s)? white, orange & blue around the edges
Did it appear to fall apart as it went by? What did that look like?
Bright blob with a tail
Did it leave a persistent streak in the sky after it was gone?
How long did that last?
How fast did it move? Use a 1 to 5 scale, 1 being
VERY slow, and 5 being extremely quick.
Did you hear a sound?
If yes, what was the time delay from sighting to sound?
What is the closest Town/State to where you saw the fireball?
Los Angeles, California
Please put any additional remarks, sketches, drawings, etc. below:
I saw the object from near the La Brea exit while driving east on I-10. I
thought it was an airplane crashing since I saw other planes in the area & the
light it gave off was about as bright. It was low enough in the sky to be
obscured by the passing trees and buildings
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