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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/4/1998 21:00 (Entered as : 10/04/98 9:00PM)
Reported: 10/6/1998 04:03
Posted: 11/1/1998
Location: James Island, SC
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 4 seconds
Meteor? Flash of brillant whiite light across sky in front of waxing full moon covered by cirrus clouds - then a fireball about the visual size of one-half the full moon trailed by red tail - fireball so large that I was sure it would not extinguish before hitting earth but it burned out quickly.