DC MD VA WV PA NC NJ NY RI Bolide Meteor Fireball with Sonics & Fragmentation 3FEB2012
03FEB2012 Jacob Baltimore, MD 2217 EST 2-4 sec SSW-NNE, stopped mid sky white/green ball with orange/fire tail Venus no fragmentation seen Very bright, white/green ball streaking from SSW-NNE with long fire tail. Seen from my apartment window over downtown Baltimore
03FEB2012 John Dunellen,NJ,USA 2215 EST 3 sec ENE-WSW Green Fireball moon none seen solid green no color changes
03FEB2012 Mike Bernat Chesapeake, VA, USA 22:15 EST 3-5 seconds max 5 degrees (almost due north) appeared to be falling almost vertical bright white, no sound brighter than venus fragments just before burned out appeared to have a tail, burned out just above treeline, no more than 5 degrees elevation
03FEB2012 RLambdin Amissville, VA USA 22:22:00 6 sec NW/SE Blue green then went black and saw red fragments Moon Yes Quite large. Soft but bright light
3FEB2012 Chloe Zebulon, NC, USA 22:16 EST about 4-5 seconds Started in NE, then went down, a little to the left White and then a neon-ish green Probably as bright as a full moon, definitely brighter than any start or Venus No It was really freaky :p haha
03FEB2012 Patty Larson Chevy Chase, MD Montgomery 2225 5 seconds low in Southern sky moving west to east white to red to green Venus no most spectacular meteor I’ve ever seen
03FEB2012 Donald Jacobs Check VA USA 10:15 pm Eastern time 8 sec S-N Green Blue white Very Bright no Did go dark for a few seconds then brighter with more blue
03FEB2012 Yigiter izgordu East Brunswick 22:30:00 5 seconds left to right Bright Green Bright as a firework no close to horizon
03FEB2012 dm Silver Spring,md us 2200 5 seconds nw green blue moon no no
3FEB2012 Laura Williamsburg, VA, United States 2215 7 seconds N-S Very bright blue and orange Bright as the moon No Very large and very bright, changed colors as it fell from blue to orange
03FEB2012 C Boyle Newtown PA USA 22:16 EST 3-4 sec E-S left to right white/yellow very moon sparkler Looked like it was sizzling like a sparkler
03FEB2012 Jeri A Falls Church 22:30 eastern 20 SE-NW Blue,Red, Yellow, very bright up close landed within 5 to 10 miles max sun yes na
3/2/2012 Jeff fields Ellicott City MD 10:16 pm set 2-3 second right to left green Like a roman candle no no
3FEB2012 Jill Clifton, NJ USA 22:25:00 5 sec S-N Greenish White and Huge Like a planet It had a tail that is it It looked like a huge shooting star, that was greenish white and then just vanished. It really was huge though!
3FEB2012 JRyan CLARKSVILLE, MD USA 22:25 EST 3 SEC W-E BLUE GREEN THEN TO RED MOON LIT SKY NO FIRE BALL IN THE SKY
03FEB2012 Kristi Purdy centreville, VA, USA 22:25 EST 4 seconds South white and orangish white Very Bright. No Was white w/ a tail
3FEB2012 Steve Hunterdon County, NJ, USA 22:25 EST 4 sec NE – SW green brighter than Venus possibly Another witness upon arrival home/ 2-3 miles apart at time of sighting.
03FEB2012 Michael Jerkins Glen Allen, Va 10:14:00 5 seconds east blue color moon two pieces trailing piece was smaller I saw it out my window from my apartment
03FEB2012 Jeri Almansi Falls Church VA USA 22:30 eastern 20 SE-NW Red, Blue, Yellow, Very Close within 5 miles to 10 max, sun Yes Very Close had to have landed in Near McLean VA or Arlington or Falls Church area of N VA area. Could see a lot of detail in it and small parts breaking off
03FEB2012 Aric Lexington Park, MD 22:12:00 3 sec East, right to left blue/white Very bright some fragmentation very fast and very bright blue white light seemed to explode at the end of flight. Heard a rumble in the distance a few minutes after sounded like a distant sonic boom or explosion.
03FEB2012 JC STAFFORD, VA, USA 2235 EDT 4-5 SECONDS SE-NW GREEN SAME AS MOON YES BROKE UP AND BURNED OUT
03FEB2012 Sarah Williams Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States 22:10:00 6 sec Right to left Blue with a long tail sun no there was a very bright blue explosion at the end and then it disappeared
03FEB2012 Harry Smith Franklin Twp, NJ, USA 22:17 EST 3 SE-NW NO Brighter than normal meteor Bright tail NO
03FEB2012 SAMANTHA DEPTFORD, NJ, UNITED STATES 22:15:00 5 SECONDS N-S; W-E RIGHT TO LEFT FIRE BALL/YELLOW MOON THEN DIED OUT NO SAW FIREBALL FALLING FAST IN A DOWNWARD FORM. LEFT TO RIGHT VERTICALLY, THEN DIED OUT
03FEB2012 Mark Pankowski Olney, MD 10:15 p.m. EST About 4 seconds Lasted five seconds. Seen while driving south dropping left Orange with white tail VERY bright. Thought it might be a small firework. “Sparks” seemed to be flying off it like a firework Had windows closed so I didn’t hear anything. But it definitely was very bright.
03FEB2012 Carla Porter Sunderland, MD, USA 22:50, Eastern Std. Time Guessing 3 sec I’m looking East, it moved from South to North White, bright white, no sound (indoors) Very bright, as bright as moon, more than Venus Didn’t see any Awesome, I was busy on the computer when it’s brightness and movement caught [corner of] my eye, I turned and watched the brief act.
03FEB2012 Peggy Boyd STANARDSVILLE VA USA 2240 7 seconds NE falling left green front white tail bright as the moon no thought it was a falling star at first but got brighter and green in the front and looked like it came much closer to the ground than a falling star I’ve ever seen
03FEB2012 Kathi Newtown, PA 22:00 EST 5 – 8 sec Southwest Bright white, slow, low to the ground Bright as white fireworks pieces or a tail falling off no other comments