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Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/1/1998 16:00 (Entered as : 10/1/98 16:00)
Reported: 3/8/1999 08:05
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Del Mar, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:4 seconds
Fireball streaked across the sky and fizzled out 5 miles inland

Heading southbound on 5, coming up towards the Del Mar racetrack I saw a glowing green object heading inland roughly 20,000 feet above the highway at a speed similar to that of a missle. There was a very small glowing blue flame behind the object resembling a road flare. The object didn't appear to be traveling in an arch or at a speed greater than sound. After a few seconds, the object seemed to break apart slightly finally become consumed by the bluish glow until it simply fizzled away.