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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/9/2000 21:30 (Entered as : 03/09/00 21:30)
Reported: 3/26/2000 11:22
Posted: 4/1/2000
Location: Springfield, IL
Duration: 2 sec.
Characteristics: The object left a trail, The object landed
Fireball in southern sky appx. 15 deg. abv. hor. E. to W. slight down.

While walking home I observed a fireball in the southern sky at 190 deg. on the compass. It started at about 15 deg. abv. the horizon and continued to apparent impact. The down angle was appx. 25 deg. The fireball was white to orange-white in appearance. It did not appear to fragment.