An unidentified object was reported twenty miles west of Phoenix, Arizona. An observer saw the object fall from the sky in what he called “a fiery cloud.” It fell to earth at approximately 3:15 p.m. on June 12, 2014. Rumors spread rapidly, and soon nearby residents were speculating about the object’s source. Many voiced concerns about aliens. Within a few hours, NASA scientists concluded that the spherical metal object was likely part of a spacecraft that survived reentry.
Which factual details does the author include to inform readers? Check all that apply.
a. “twenty miles west of Phoenix”
b. “3:15 p.m. on June 12, 2014”
c. “Rumors spread”
d. “concerns about aliens”
e. “spherical metal object”