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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/27/2016 21:35 (Entered as : 072716 21:35)
Reported: 7/27/2016 10:09:29 PM 22:09
Posted: 8/2/2016
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 30 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail
A fireball above the southern horizon seen from the district of El Sereno in northeast Los Angeles.

While feeding the dogs in my backyard in the El Sereno district of Los Angeles I looked to the southern sky at approximately 9:35pm and saw a fireball which was yellow-orange in color. It left a luminous trail as it crossed the sky. It traveled level about 30 degrees above the southern horizon for approximately 30 seconds from the time I first began observing it. It then began to fall in altitude and break up into fragments as it reached the southeast horizon until it disappeared behind the trees and rooftops of the neighborhood. This was most likely a meteor entering the atmosphere, but I decided to leave this report nonetheless.