Little Meteor Tonight

Bright, Blue-Green Meteor spotted

At approxiametly 8:45 pm, 1/19/2011, a bright blue-green streak of fast moving meteor was spotted from just south of Lake Ave on Kensington Blvd. This was unusual because it was very close to the ground and not in coincidence with a scheduled meteor shower. This small pebble of space rock, whose surface was being heated near 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, contained a high degree of copper in order to achieve this large bright blue-green color just above our heads. Recent earth-quakes below us, blue-green meteors above us, and here I am stuck in Indiana along with all of you. (Kirtis Christensen - Fort Wayne, IN)

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Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jan 28 at 9:26 PM

I just saw one 8:20pm by hunter town

Don my wife and I saw at 10:32 east of Ft. Wayne moving southeasternly. Bigest and brightest I ever saw. says ... on Friday, Apr 13 at 3:58 PM

My wife and I saw one at 10:32 east of Ft. Wayne moving southeasternly. Bigest and brightest I ever saw. Green also.

Bea says ... on Sunday, Feb 20 at 7:35 PM

I saw it as well in Rush County, IN. Very cool!

Tim Northquist says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 9:32 PM

I saw it too. I guessed 8:57. It was over the rooftops in the south sky. It was the largest I have seen and it was definitely green! I jumped up and ran outside hoping to see more!

Greg says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 6:52 PM

WOW what a sight, I was thrilled when I saw it last night and glad to know my friend I was with saw it too! What a cool sight to behold! Bright Bright green with a long white tail moving fast north to south low low in the sky!!

Steve says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 4:15 PM

I called Fort Wayne Police after I saw it.

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 1:08 PM

I saw it driving home on south 23 around blissfield about 9pm.

Patrick Lombardi says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 7:18 AM

I saw the large meteor from my bedroom window in Michigan. It was an odd bluish green color and it was very large and moving fast. It was a beautiful sight!

Matt says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 4:00 AM

I saw it too! Between 8:50 and 9:00.

D'Ana says ... on Wednesday, Jan 19 at 11:02 PM

I also saw greenish ball of light fall from the night sky at aprox 9:03pm on 1-19-2011.

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