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That can be Draconids meteor shower. It's peak date was 8 October. So, there are quite great chances that you saw some of the meteors from Draconids. Also, meteors from showers can appear from anywhere, and go anywhere: they can go from high to low altitudes or even low to high. You also mentioned about color. As the meteors enter the atmosphere and burn up, ...


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You may have seen some artificial satellites passing into the Earth's shadow. If so, Heavens-Above could help you identify them. The reddish color just before disappearance would be due to the atmosphere scattering shorter wavelengths of sunlight.


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