|Occurred : 3/6/2002 03:30 (Entered as : 03/06/02 03:30)
Reported: 3/13/2002 12:08:12 PM 12:08
Location: Valley Mills, TX
|Fireball or meteor?
While delivering papers at approximately 3:30am, I observed what looked like a meteor falling in the northeast. The object came straight down out of the sky burning for about five seconds. The object was a white hot fireball and it reminded me of a decoy flare used by a jet fighter. It didn't have a tail like a meteor, and it was a pure white color. No orange or red color like you might see with a meteor. The object "burned-out" approximately 15 degrees above the horizon. I could not determine if the object was near or far from my position.