Occurred: 1999-08-15 23:18:00 Local
Location: Rawlins (39 miles west of), WY, USA
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 1-2 sec
No of observers: 1
Reported: 1999-08-19 00:00:00 Pacific
Posted: 2001-08-05 00:00:00

a fireball went straight down behind mtns. and ended in a bright flash.

I was driving west bound on I-80 at MM172 39 miles west of Rawlins,WY when looking out of my left side window a fireball appeared out of nowhere. It fell straight down and went behind the mountains. About a half a second later it flashed like it exploded.



For video footage of the event, captured by the Sandia National Laboratory sky camera in Albuquerque, please see the following URL:



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