|Occurred : 8/6/2000 21:13 (Entered as : 8-6-2000 21;13)
Reported: 9/6/2000 03:12
Location: Portland, OR
|bright light moving South to North, then turns due East over Portland, Or. Above airliner traffic, and faster.
We live on a hill top and have a excellent view of the night sky. While going to take the trash out I looked up and remarked to my wife what a clear night is was and how many airliners were visible. I saw a object that at first looked like a typical satelight, small bright object moving at a steady rate from south to North. It was about the size of a star in the sky, and just about as bright, a little hazy. Airliners were visible at lower levels traveling slower than the light. It still looked like a satelight then it made a sweeping turn to the East, Satelight do not make turns, and faded out of site. The object appeard to be above 80,000 ft. because of the hazy look to the light. There were no blinking lights, no flashing lights, just a steady bright light. It was moving faster than the airliners heading north to Seattle and considerably above them.