About 15 minutes ago (5:50 pm 1/23/2007) I saw a bright light streaking northward through the sky. The light had a greenish and orangish colored tail following behind it. Judging from my location (eastern Durham) and the direction of the light I would say that it landed somewhere north of the city. Did I most likely see a meteor? If not what else could the object have possibly been?
Posted January 27, 2007
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WHAT WAS IN THE SKY TONIGHT?SAW A METEOR OR SOMETHING AT 5:55 PM IN THE NORTHERN SKY.I LIVE IN RED OAK.IT WAS BEFORE DARK AND STILL LOOKED REALLY BRIGHT. Lisa
WERE MY EYES DECEIVING ME WHEN I SAW A SHOOTING STAR ON MY WAY HOME 01/23/2007 AROUND 5:45 -6:15? IT WAS ALREADY VERY LOW AND IT WAS A BIG ONE. Lolita Cruz
You may have mentioned it and I missed, but did anyone report seeing a large meteor falling in the Northeast/Eastern sky about 5:45 on Tues Jan 23, 2007? The sky was still blue and it was white streaming/rolling down. It was really big, I even wondered if it was a plane falling. Thanks, Sharon House
In Raleigh, looking north at 5:50 pm on Jan. 23rd, I saw an object falling from the sky and possible burn up (large green flash). Did anyone else notice this? Mary Frazier