|Occurred : 3/13/2001 23:51 (Entered as : 3/13/01 23:51)
Reported: 3/14/2001 13:35
Location: Shoreline, WA
|Out of the corner of my eye I first noticed a bright orange object, across Puget Sound, traveling west to east at a very high speed. It appeared just above the horizon and flew at a very constant speed and passed my line of vision to the north of me. It was bright in the center and seemed to appear dimmer as it radiated out, and then brighter on its edge. It did not streak across the sky like meteors I have seen. It did not leave a trail, smoke or sparks and it seemed to travel parallel to land. It was much larger than a star, but appeared about a tenth the size of a full moon. Since it did not change in size or shape as it moved, I assume it must have been very high in the sky. I heard no sound, and I often do from aircraft flying in the area. I ran downstairs from my bedroom to try to catch sight of anything on the other side of my house and saw nothing. I then noted the time on the clock on the wall as being 11:52PM.
((NUFORC Note: We have taken a report from this individual over the telephone, and he seemed unusually lucid and credible. He was able to provide a very accurate time for the incident. PD))