“I know several other people in the area on the seawall saw it,” one local man told the Galveston Daily News. He described a strange “object that looked like a headlight coming toward him from an estimated 5 miles offshore”.
The object was first spotted on Monday at around 7:00PM.
While the Daily News article mentions that several bewildered bystanders snapped photos of the mysterious floating ball of light, they neglected to include even a single image in the piece, leaving armchair detectives empty handed. Maybe a reader who spotted the object could help us out?
Fireballs are not uncommon to Texas. Just a few months ago a rare “daylight fireball” caused quite a stir. Then it turned out to be a contrail.