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Occurred : 2/23/2005 20:09 (Entered as : 02/23/2005 20:09)
Reported: 2/23/2005 11:29:42 AM 11:29
Posted: 2/24/2005
Location: Bellingham, WA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:<1.5 sec.
Meteor lands in Whatcom County.

This was definitely a meteor, but I am unable to find any reports of it the next day. It was the most brilliant, whitest object by far I have ever seen in the night sky in all my 65 years. Had a very short tail. It came down at a 40 degree angle and disappeared behind some low hills at the horizon about 2 mi. away. I viewed it from near the south shore of Bellingham Bay looking east. The sky was very clear.