|Occurred : 9/26/2005 23:39 (Entered as : 09/26/2005 23:39)
Reported: 9/25/2005 9:38:46 PM 21:38
Location: Indian Harbour Beach, FL
|11:39 pm watched a huge yellow ball of flame slowly cross the sky leaving glowing pieces falling behind
I was driving when my attention was caught by what I thought was the moon shining through a small group of white clouds. When it came out from behind these clouds it looked to me like the shuttle taking off, but it was too big and there were pieces trailing behind it. Many pieces. It was a bright yellow, much like the shuttle but moving too slow and straight across the sky. I stopped and watched it for a full minute until it finally disapated, looking like it was over the ocean at this time just falling into pieces except for one last glow which faded out.
If this was a meteor this was the largest and longest lasting meteor I've ever seen and either way, this HAD to be seen by more than just me, it was just too big and bright. At one point I rolled down the window before I got out of the car thinking I would hear the rumble of this thing, but no sound.