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Occurred : 2/27/2005 00:05 (Entered as : 02/27/2005 0:05)
Reported: 2/27/2005 2:37:48 PM 14:37
Posted: 4/16/2005
Location: New York City (Staten Island), NY
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Duration:2 seconds
Meteor seen in NYC midnight sky

At about 12:05 A.M. Sunday morning, February 27, 2005, I witnessed what I consider to have been a meteor 'fall' from the sky and disintegrate. My location is Staten Island, NY. The location of the 'fireball' was approximately, south - southeast. It was as bright as a star but about four times the size. This bright ball, somewhat mottled, suddenly appeared and made a diagonal path (about a 90 degree angle) through the midnight sky from right to left. From my perspective, it traveled on this downward path for about a length of 9 cm. then disintegrated.