|Occurred : 11/2/2003 00:00 (Entered as : 11/02/2003 19)
Reported: 11/7/2003 6:42:34 PM 18:42
Location: Rockford, IL
|November, Exact date I'm not sure of except it was early in the month. Sky was clear and I was taking a walk as I usually do. It was just after sundown. I was walking East towards home and I saw a bright meteor flash above me heading from West to East. I merely thought I had seen a brilliant meteor. A week later while taking my walk and almost at the same time I again saw a brilliant meteor heading again West to East about the same brightness as the previous one. I thought "how unusual to see two in about a week. About a week and a half later I didn't take my usual walk and was sitting in the living room and glanced out my picture window which faced East, and again saw a brilliant meteoric flash leaving a long trail and dissappearing over the roof of some distant houses. All three meteors were of similar intensity in brilliance which I thought very unusual. Especially to see 3 the same month and all were traveling West to East.
((NUFORC Note: It is not unusual for three meteors to be seen in the same area over such a short period of time, but it is unusual for meteors to fly from west to east. We do not know what the witness observed. Note that several similar meteors have been seen in Washington State during the same time period. PD))