|Occurred : 11/30/2003 16:00 (Entered as : 11/30/2003 16:00)
Reported: 11/30/2003 3:53:13 PM 15:53
Location: Washington, D.C., DC
|Bright light that was stationary and moved and light became smaller over a 10 sec period untill it vanashed
I just sat down to check some email and looked out the kitchen window at the half moom. with the half moon at the center of the clock, this bright star was at 5:30 and was static for the first few seconds that I was looking at it.
I origionaly thought that this light was MARS as it appeared in skys this summer/autum but it was brighter than mars at it's brightest in aug/sept after and then i saw mars at about 10;00pm on the clock in relationship to the moon... then this bright star never seen a star so bright started to move away from my point ov view ( I was looking south south east at the Pentagon and Regan National Airport... It assended slowly from it's origional static position at5:30 to2;30 and decreased in size until it completly vanished from the sky. COmmercial aircraft we on their flight path below this sceen flying over the Potomac river...
I first watched it's path to compare it to the path of satelights that i have watched in the last two/three weeks but when watching a satelight on clear night the only obstruction is the horizion line and buildings...
I believe that it is a very clear night sky for the moon is still shinning brightly now at 6:49...
This is the second siting from my property this year and earlier this summer I saw an identical siting looking over the potomac and S SE towarde the Pentagon and National Airport...
With the moon Sitting at