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Occurred : 6/9/2002 23:10 (Entered as : 06/09/02 23:10)
Reported: 6/9/2002 11:50:46 PM 23:50
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Woodinville, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
Very bright star

I was on my deck looking at the stars. One star flashed very brightly grew to 5 or more time it size then faded and appeare to move up higher in the sky fromn 70' to .85'It did not act as shooting star.

((NUFORC Note: Probably flash of Iridium flare. Please see:

http://heavens-above.com/iridium.asp?lat=47.754&lng=-122.162&alt=0&loc=Woodinville&TZ=PST&Dur=2&Date=37415.6277083333

PD))