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I saw the same thing (bright fireball trailing a long white tail) on 11/2/10 around 7:18 pm. I was crossing from Bar Harbor to Trenton, Maine on route 3. It was traveling E>W in the western part of the sky. Before it disappeared from view, it appeared to break into 3 pieces