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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/13/1998 04:13 (Entered as : 08/13/98 04:13)
Reported: 8/13/1998 03:45
Posted: 8/5/2001
Location: Belvidere (5 miles north of), IL
Shape: Flash
Duration: 10secs
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Large blue flash and con trail similar to meteor, however with a evenly split blue tail. And a con trail that sustained for approximately 10 secs.

I've seen hundreds of "shooting stars" and meteor showers. But this was the first one to make me gasp, and say Oh ((deleted)) out loud.