|Occurred : 11/16/1999 19:12 (Entered as : 11/16/99 19:12)
Reported: 11/16/1999 16:47
Location: Hamilton (Hanover Twp), OH
Duration:1 min appx
|A large fireball moving West to East in the Northern Sky at 1-2 o'clock was visible, deteriorating rapidly in light intensity as if burning up. It had a large head and a long tail as if it were a comet, filling about twenty percent of the visible horizon, Glowing green yellow and blue.
As the fireball moved across, it remarkably maintained altitude, from our perspective. The most interesting feature was as the colored lights dimmed to disappear, the trail was still intact, but there were five or six small glowing dots continuing to follow the same trajectory. It reminded us of some sort of a "delivery phenomenon", the largest ball in front burning into oblivion (or disappearing) while leaving a trail of smaller "things" behind it perhaps one-tenth in size, relative to the leading fireball. The Largest Fireball was about the size of my thumbnail, and the tail would have been the length of my forearm. I am 6'6". We heard no sounds.