Location of Sighting: Preston Lancs, United Kingdom
Date of Sighting: August 17, 2017
Time of Sighting: 9:45 PM Local Time
Description: Hello. I saw a fireball in the sky last night 17th August 2017. It was very low and very bright with a long tail and it only lasted about 7 seconds. It was an amazing sight. Wow! I live in Preston Lancs near Brockholes nature reserve.
Note: A glance at the American Meteor Society website showed that 18 fireball sightings were reported over the United Kingdom near the time and at the date of the above sighting. This sighting was quite likely a meteor.Note to Commenters: If you are reporting a sighting, be sure to include the location (city, state, country), date and time of your sighting. Be detailed in your description. You may also use our report form to report your sighting. Comments will be published if they are in "good taste" and not inflammatory.