NUFORC Sighting 22586

Occurred: 2002-04-19 20:11 Local
Reported: 2002-04-19 18:35 Pacific
Duration: 15 minutes
No of observers: 2

Location: Melbourne Beach, FL, USA

Shape: Orb

disk circled by point, explosion

At sunset, object seen at nearly 90 degrees, (straight up) bright bluish object sphere, with bright pinpoint object oorbiting it, about 5 second period. At 20:11 it exploded, shower of lights, like fireworks, except very high in sky. Binoculars & telescope used to see the orbiting point, main object looked like a bright star or planet. Could see explosion through binoculars, falling debris glowing, then nothing.

Posted 2002-04-25

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