NUFORC Sighting 109902

Occurred: 2014-05-30 21:38 Local
Reported: 2014-06-02 17:04 Pacific
Duration: 2 minutes
No of observers: 3

Location: Daytona Beach, FL, USA

Shape: Fireball

Orange ball flame moving over ocean at 4,800 miles an hour

At 9:38 P.M. me and a friend stepped outside to leave my house. I live right off A1A, 200 yards from the ocean in Daytona Beach Shores. In a direction of SSE, we saw what I thought to be a rocket. Not to miss the night launch, I called into my wife in the house to come out and see.

Most rockets disappear quickly here in the general direction they are launched, but even with taking her time of half a minute to come out it was still visible. Only at this point instead of moving up in altitude, becoming more and more dim, it was moving across the horizon about 45 degrees high over the ocean until it disappeared at ENE. It was an orange ball of flame like seen in launches.

I would estimate it traveled from Cape Canerval to Jacksonville (160 miles) slightly off the coast in about 90-120 seconds.

I couldn't find and information of a launch at 9:38 on 5/30 and would like to note heard no noise at all like when a military jet flies over the ocean.

I'm convinced it was a rocket flying over the coast but can't find any record of a launch so I'm reporting it as a UFO.

Posted 2014-06-04

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