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Occurred : 2/9/2011 19:10 (Entered as : 02/09/2011 19:10)
Reported: 2/9/2011 7:27:02 PM 19:27
Posted: 2/18/2011
Location: Troy, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 Seconds
A yellow/orange fireball was seen streaking across the eastern sky very low on the horizon.

My son and I were driving south on Troy-Ofallon road when suddenly a yellow/orange fireball appeared in the Eastern sky travellling at a very high speed.

We both were not sure if it landed and my son asked me if it was a shooting star which i have seen may times.

This was not a shooting star.