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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/21/2004 21:10 (Entered as : 12/21/2004 21:10)
Reported: 12/21/2004 9:33:45 PM 21:33
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Shape: Fireball
Duration: Seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Large shooting star over eastern sky

While leaving a Christmas party (where neither I or my husband consumed alcohol), I looked to the eastern skyline and saw a shooting star larger than I have ever seen in my life. It loked as if it had perhaps entered the atmosphere. The head was colorful, purple and green. The tail was yellowish like a "normal" shooting star. I exclaimed my amazement, and my husband looked up in time to see the tail end of the streak. I came home and checked the news to see if anything had crashed, but apparently not. I love watching meteor showers, but this was like nothing I have ever seen in my life.