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Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/22/1998 20:05 (Entered as : 12/22/98 20:05)
Reported: 12/22/1998 23:42
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Shape: Circle
Duration:.5 sec.
Appx. 1/4 mile east of SR135 8 miles South of Indianapolis a green ball appx. the size of 1/16 of a thumbnail at arms' distance traveling at very high rate of speed in relative vertical direction at a relative bearing of

Upon leaving driveway, I witnessed a green fire ball that was on a vertical trajectory to the Earths' surface on a line that could be drawn between Indianapolis and Evansville Indiana at 5 minutes past eight on tuesday evening the 22nd of December, 1998. It was only visible for appx. 1/2 second. If it was white I would have called it a shooting star but the bright green color bumped it out of the realm of "common" shooting star. Local weather was a scattered layer of cloud appx. 3,000 temperature 12-15F.