|Occurred : 7/24/2018 21:45 (Entered as : 07/24/18 21:45)
Reported: 7/31/2018 7:36:40 PM 19:36
Location: Arcadia, CA
|Star like object drops rapidly from a high altitude.
While driving on I-210 from Pasadena, CA, to Arcadia, CA, I witnessed a white star-like object (in size, brightness, and color) drop in a straight line from an apparent high altitude to almost ground level. I say “almost” because it was dark out, and I could not clearly discern distance to the object, or where the ground would be. I did not detect an impact.
I felt that the object was at least 10 to 15 miles away, in other words, quite a ways away. However, I cannot rule out that it was quite close. The object did not change color or shape, nor did it have a tail. I immediately thought it might be a meteor, which is entirely possible, but it did not look like the many other meteors I have seen. It was more reminiscent of a bright satellite.
I saw something extremely similar on 5 January 2007 in Huntsville, AL.