Montrose, Illinois Brilliant Blue/Green Meteor ~12:00+ am (midnight) 8MAY2011
I saw what I think was a meteor tonight on my way home from work. I live in Illinois and I was traveling southbound just north of a small town on I-70 called Montrose just after midnight this morning, may 8th, 2011. I saw a blue-green meteor that was traveling in what looked like a westward direction. I frequently travel this late at night and have seen similar objects before but they were always white, very small and very fast. This was much larger and slower and such a brilliant blue and green colored light. It looked like it was so close, like it may have landed within a mile of where I was! It was an amazing sight to see, I'm just not sure exactly what it was. It was almost like seeing part of a firework falling to the ground. -Bobby Miller
Elgin IL. 3:45am local time
Does anyone know anything of a meteor North America?
I saw one about an hour ago while taking a walk Well... Elgin IL. 3:45am local time. Duration was in seconds.Looked like a ball of moving accross the sky with a bright gas trail around the ball and tail!
Anyone else witness this event? Have photos or video? Find a meteorite? If so please email your details of the meteor to LunarMeteoriteHunter@gmail.com Thank you!
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