|Occurred : 3/30/1999 20:23 (Entered as : 03/30/99 20:23)
Reported: 3/31/2000 12:17
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Duration:5 - 10 seconds
|I saw a circular bright white object sitting (5 secs?) in the eastern sky. It moved straight up and winked out.
I was looking up at the sky last evening in Pittsburgh PA at 20:23(3/30/00). I was observing the stars when a bright white light(eastern/north eastern sky) caught my attention. The object was larger than a star, circular or semi circular (it happened too quick) and at first I thought it was an aircraft, since it was sitting in the usual airline flight path for landings at Pittsburgh International airport (Planes land from east to west). Then I noticed that the object was not moving. As I tried to focus harder It suddenly and without sound quickly moved straight up into the sky and winked out. I only saw one object and the whole event took place in about a 5 - 10 second period. I was the only witness. I am a 37 year old, college educated(liberal Arts), web designer and part time bartender. This is the oddest thing I have ever seen in the sky.
((NUFORC Note: We find this to be a very interesting report. Not only was the source a seemingly very serious-minded witness, but also, a very peculiar object was seen over Interstate 10, near Casa Grande, AZ, approximately 17 minutes later. The witness in Arizona is an engineer, a very technically skilled person, and an excellent source of information. He has been known by the Director of NUFORC for 32 years. Please see that report, as well.))