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Occurred : 11/16/1999 20:30 (Entered as : 11/16/99 20:30 EA)
Reported: 1/7/2000 09:40
Posted: 1/22/2000
Location: Fort Wayne (downtown), IN
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1-2 min.
I was driving due west in downtown Fort Wayne around 8:30 PM and saw a very bright green "fireball" pass overhead. I was amazed of the brightness of the object since I had never seen any meteorite like it before. It was at approxitmatly 45 deg. when I first noticed it going in a due east direction. The object was a very bright green. It "appeared" to be at 3000 feet altitude so I turned around the block expecting to see it hit the ground. As I was going in the opposte direction it fragmented into maybe 6 or 7 smaller pieces. It fizzled out behind a 40-story building as I was about 3/4 miles from that building. Fort Wayne doesn't have many tall buildings so I had a clear view of the object until it ended. I'm not sure if it made a noise or not when it passed. Duration of time visually was between 1-2 min. I'm sure there was others who saw it since I was driving on a 4 lane(one way) street in middle of town.I work as a Maintenance Technician at a Country Club and see things as they are but this is uexplainable to me.