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Meteor News...Large Bright Colorado Bolide Meteor

Guest490 (guest): On Friday Dec. 3rd, 2010 at about 6:30 pm I was driving just east of Denver International Airport. I thought I was witnessing a plane crashing at first, but there was no hint of red or orange color, it was bright white with a long tail and lasted for several seconds. It seemed to be close to the ground north and east of Barr Lake .

Simona in Colorado Springs E-mails:  Just a quick note as I saw this incredible meteor on Friday night (12/3) & the website I had told about it still hasn't posted the event.  It was approx. 6:30 pm local time, I was driving north on the eastern side of Colorado Springs & saw it in the eastern sky, extremely low.  I would have sworn it landed only 10 miles to the east of me.  It was the most amazing one I've ever seen just b/c it was so incredibly low & close.   What is even odder to me is that about 6-9 months ago I saw another incredible meteor, when I was driving & was at the exact same location as this one (Approx. Powers Blvd x Dublin), what are the odds of seeing a meteor entering the atmosphere a few months apart when you are driving (& the driver) both times at almost the exact same location.  The other meteor however was in the northwest sky & was much higher.   Appeared to be landing over the Air Force Academy.

Saturday, December 4, 2010 6:06:00 PM MST Anonymous posted...
I was driving east on Table Mesa Blvd in Boulder, CO on 12/3/10 at 6:30 PM and saw this large green meteor to the north of me, coming out of the east. It was truly the most incredible falling star I've ever seen. As the others posted, it was in view for several seconds. I even had a chance to tell my husband "check it out" and he saw the tail end. 

Jeanne Judge E-mails: Last night at @ 6:30 p.m. I saw a striking and large ball of green light in the sky, Northeast in the sky from Golden, CO.  It was much larger and greener than any shooting star that I have seen in the past.  At first I thought that it was a fireball from an airplane it was that striking.  It fell to the North/North/West very quickly and dissipted while it was still well above the earth.

Guest206 (guest) Reports: Saw a very large green ball of light in the sky north east of Golden, CO @ 6:30 on December 3, 2010. At first I thought it was a fireball from an exploded plane it was that large- but it was green in color, moved very quickly, and dissipated quickly. It was quite beautiful and stunning. It fell to the NNW in the sky (still significanyly east of Golden and, it appeared, Denver)

Mitriza (guest) Reports: So glad we weren't the only ones to see it! We were driving north from Colorado Springs at about 6:30 pm on 12/3/2010 and saw a blue-green light to the NE falling quickly. It faded for a half second and then came right back. We were waiting for a boom or fireball but nothing happened. Very curious. Never seen anything like that before.
Stillwater, OK at 23:00 central time 3DEC2010
ELPALLSKY Guest185 Reports: Saw a green light falling from the sky from Stillwater OK at 11PM central time 12/3/10. I was driving east and saw it slightly to the south.

Other reports are coming in now from Colorado, Kansas and Texas about this event. If you observed this event, please e-mail me at wxtx01@gmail.com with time, date, location and a brief description including brightness, direction of travel, color, duration and whether there was any fragmentation or sounds such as sonic booms within 2 minutes of the event. Thanks !

Other Reports (posted on Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News)...
Westminster, Colorado ~18:29 3DEC2010
justme (guest) wrote: I saw the same as mentioned by Buck Lynn earlier tonight and finally took the time out (to try and find out what I saw). I am in Westminster and I gasped and it looked so large I tried to make my husband look at what I half thought was a plane crashing. lol
This was also out of the north... and it was after dinner but I do not know the time,but it was very bright and huge, white in color. I forgot to make a wish, after I mentioned it and talked with my husband about what he missed looking at he told me to make a wish...hey if I get a million dollars we will celebrate (but it must have been about 2 or 3 minutes after it vanished from the sky).

Denver, Colorado ~18:29 MST 3DEC2010
Buck Lynn wrote: "My name is Buck Lynn, in Denver, Colorado. I was just looking for info on what I saw tonight, it was at 18:28pm MST in the North sky slightly east. Biggest entry I have ever seen. I'd love to know if this was unusual? it was SO big I immediately texted a friend of mine after the sighting, that msg was sent at 18:29 MST so the event occured within the last minute or so.  I`m an hour and a half north of Monument CO,though and the body was way north of me.I was in prime vewing position.  
That scared me I actually braced for impact. I`ve seen lots of falling stars"this was way different and much bigger. "

North East of Monument Colorado  TIME? 3DEC2010
Guest359 (guest):Just saw what appeared to be a meteorite North East of Monument Colorado...Big,Bright, Blue...fell through the clouds and lit them up...Way cool...what was it???

 North of Austin, Texas  11:20 P.M. 2DEC2010
Guest583 (guest): I live just North of Austin, Texas & was outside having a smoke, around 11:20 P.M. last night, December 2nd, wen I saw that largest meteor(?) of my life.This was no faint shooting star. This was a brilliant, white-white/blue, object that left a substantial trail & looked to be "shedding" material in its wake. It was truly amazing, a sight I will never forget. Anyone else hear anything about this one?  Oh, & it was in the West,Southwest sky,moving from South to North, possibly away from me but I have no way of knowing for sure from where I sat. If anyone has any additional information on this observation,or any questions,please contact me. Thanks much, Rob (contact info on file)

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