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Occurred : 8/19/1998 21:28 (Entered as : 08/19/98 21:28)
Reported: 8/21/1998 08:02
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 minutes
A meteor-like object, trailing burning debris, changed into a blinking point of light. It then made a gentle turn to the north and gradually went out of my field of view. The object appeared in the south west heading in a north easterly direction before turning to the north.

I was camping 20 miles south east of Flagstaff. It was 21:28 hrs on a very clear night. I was watching the sky before bed when i saw what appeared to be an average burn up of a small meoteorite into the atmosphere. I have seen many of these and was admiring the show of trailing fire and debris. It then changed into a blinking average star size object. It was to high and far away to distinguish any shape. It made a gradual turn to the north and I watched it until it got low enough above the horizon and out of sight. I was blown away. I know it wasn't the shuttle. It was something that entered the atmosphere and was under some type of control.