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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/25/1998 20:00 (Entered as : 02/25/98 20:00)
Reported: 2/26/1998 23:58
Posted: 1/28/1999
Location: Nashville, TN
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 2 minutes
Unusual Blue Light (Meteorite or Flare) 2 minutes observed traveling south to north.

East of Nashville at 20:00 hrs.CST on 25 Feb. 98 a bright blue large evening star appearing in shape and color meteorite or flare or ? traveled at the rate of a Jet airliner from south to north (unusual for meteorite). First observed at approx. overhead position and took two minutes to travel north then dimmed or burned out with no color change or breakup at approx. 10 degrees from northern horizon. Observation made by my wife and myself. I have 17 years affiliation with the Air Force and am a C-5A Galaxy Flight Engineer. We have both observed many falling stars and both agree this was unusual in its bright intensity and blue color and direction of travel from south to north. I am 100% certain about the charactoristics. Also I used an aircraft transitioning along the eastern horizon for speed comparison. This was not an aircraft we observed. Again either a Meteorite transitioning the atmosphere or a flare traveling from south to north.