|Occurred : 12/18/2003 16:45 (Entered as : 12/18/2003 16:45)
Reported: 12/18/2003 5:48:16 PM 17:48
Location: Granite Falls, WA
|Green fireball fell south and east of Granite Falls, WA
Traveling east on SR-92 I observed a large (approximately the size of a paper match head held at arm length) bright green fireball falling in an easterly direction to the south. I was 2 to 3 miles west of Granite Falls.
The object was falling at approximately a 45 degree angle. Object was ablating as it fell and 2 or 3 large pieces were seen breaking off of the main object. The fireball burned out approximately 30 to 40 degrees from the horizon. No sound was heard.
Very similar in appearance to green fireball I observed on 11/5/03 though it was a lighter green and the sky was lighter.
I expect there will be several reports since this fell during rush hour traffic.