|Occurred : 10/31/2014 20:45 (Entered as : 10/31/2014 20:45)
Reported: 10/31/2014 9:25:33 PM 21:25
Location: Gila Bend, AZ
|I believe what I saw was a very large meteorite (sp). It was very bright, last just a few seconds and there was no sound.
((ADDENDUM FROM WITNESS))
when I first spotted the very bright light, I thought it was a helicopter with front lights and tail lights. It seemed that low. I live near an emergence clinic and see quite a few helicopters with all kind of lights. But this was not one of them. However there was sound and the light just seemed to turn off.
I viewed the light for not 1/2 second but for approximately 3 or 4 seconds. I can't tell you in degrees how much the light traveled but looking into the sky and using my thumb and pointer finger I would guess about 5 or 6 inches. I think what I saw was a meteorite. I have seen 2 in my time and they both had a long tail. If what I saw last night was a meteorite it did not have a long tail. Again using my fingers as a guide I would say the light was about 3 inches long.
I don't know if this is any help to you but I was amazed by it.