|Occurred : 11/16/1999 18:05 (Entered as : 11-17-99 1805 CST)
Reported: 11/21/1999 12:01
Location: Fairfield, IA
|Greenish apearing fireball with spark tail heading slowly eastward.
I greenish fireball heading East. No idea how near or far. Spark tail. First impression was a firework left over from 4th, but it traveled across sky and did not diminish. After 10-15 seconds its path took it out of our sightlines behind trees. It was the first of the two Leonid nights, and when I heard that I assumed that's what we saw, but then I heard that fireballs weren't part of Leonid and NUFORC was taking reports on them.
((NUFORC Note: We believe the witness observed the object(s) on 16NO99. We have changed the date here.))