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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 7/23/2011 05:00 (Entered as : 0723/11 5:00)
Reported: 7/23/2011 5:23:26 PM 17:23
Location: Gainesville, FL
Duration: 1 sec
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|odd asteroid streak
Looking in SE sky, I observed what appeared to be small asteroid race across sky very bright streak.
Oddly, it appeared to hit something, stop, and sparklike streaks reflected backward.
This all happened in probably a 1/2 second.
I've observed 10 or so light streaks through the years which I assume are pea size asteroids burning up, but never did I see a sudden stop and sparklike streaks reflect backward.
No sound was heard.
There was a plane near this streak but did not seem to have any relation.