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Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/26/1998 23:00 (Entered as : 08/26/98 2300)
Reported: 10/13/1998 12:06
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Waterford, MI
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 - 10 seconds
Stargazing on my deck and sighted what I thought at the time was a large green meteor (Largest I ever seen)

I was stargazing on my back deck. My back yard is rather deep and is backed by a large wooded nature center. All of a sudden a Large Green Fireball appeared from the west and headed out of my sight to the east (Lost it in the tree line). It was about the size of your thumb at arms length. What struck me as strange was the green color and almost sparkler like quality of it. It didnt move as fast as other shooting stars Ive seen. I had it in view for about 5 seconds. I called for my wife to come see it, but she was too late. I scanned the papers and watched the news for the next couple of days, but no one reported anything.