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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/25/2019 23:17 (Entered as : 08/25/19 23:17)
Reported: 8/25/2019 8:51:03 PM 20:51
Posted: 9/6/2019
Location: Bradenton, FL
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 1 minutes
Small fireball traveling over house in a wooded area.

I was out on my pool lanai, looking up at sky, talking with my brother on my phone, when I noticed an object in the sky that was just still, it was like a vertical rod and just stayed above the pine tree line. I kept my eye on it and just dismissed it as some refection, although I knew that was not possible. I then noticed after about 6 minutes it just disappeared. A few minutes later, what looked like a fireball traveled across the top of my lanai screen I could not believe my eyes I told my brother what I was seeing was unreal and could not be possible.

It looked like a miniature meteorite or shooting star, but they don’t travel horizontal across the top of a high pool cage screen. It wobbled a bit and traveled on a steady course and disappeared out of my line of vision. It did not have a trail behind it but looked like the back of a rocket, no noise at all.

Very strange and unsettling. I would say it looked like a “flame” around a ball.

We live on 10 acres.

It was very unsettling.