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Occurred : 10/25/2003 21:15 (Entered as : 10/25/2003 21:15)
Reported: 10/25/2003 10:27:39 PM 22:27
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: Scappoose, OR
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 seconds
Swift hard-to-see triangular object moving in a straight line across night sky with 3 luminous tips, one at front, two at rear.

Observers were outside from 20:45 until 22:00. No meteors were seen in this duration. Craft was hard to see, as it appeared to be the same color as the night sky, which has a considerable amount of sky glow from the town lights below. There was one light at front, two in rear, but they appeared to be reflections on the tips of the craft from the city lights rather than actual self-luminous lights. They did not blink. Object moved much faster than any commercial or private jet or satellite that usually flies overhead, but slower than meteors. Object appeared out of the east with the 3 lights almost in a straight line, but one light clearly was at the front as it passed by and disappeared in the west. Object was about as big as the space between thumb and finger held one inch apart with hand held at arms length. The object emitted no sound. We did not notice any stars being occulted by the space in between the lights, but it did not travel by any of the brighter stars, either. We disagree on whether it was a large object high or a small object low. From our perspective it passed directly through the constellation Perseus, in the north.