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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/31/2005 18:30 (Entered as : 10/31/05 18:30)
Reported: 11/2/2005 12:02:50 PM 12:02
Posted: 11/3/2005
Location: Linwood, NJ
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
VERY bright apparent meteor over Southern New Jersey on 10/31 and 11/1 2005

I and my family (3 other adults and 2 children) witnessed a VERY bright, slower than usual and apparently low altitude meteor on Halloween night around 6:30.

It moved from East to West (seemed exact) and was by far the most notable meteor I have ever seen.

I assume it was a meteor, and after some brief research found more than 60 other witnesses from the MD/VA area on a D.C. area tv station's web site:

Also, last night (11/1) around 10:00 p.m. in Egg Harbor Township, NJ my wife and I witnessed a rather bright blue "flash," but did not see thesource of the light.

I have searched for information about meteor showers and have found little information