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Occurred : 3/10/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 03/10/2004 20:00)
Reported: 3/12/2004 5:53:36 PM 17:53
Posted: 3/17/2004
Location: Spring Lake, NC
Shape: Light
Duration:1-2minutes
Large light very high in night sky, no sound, could have been ISS.

Light directly overhead moving south/southeast. Probably higher than 30,000 feet but still large enough to see clearly. Could possibly have been ISS. No sound, too large to be aircraft


((NUFORC Note: Probably the International Space Station, whose schedules over Spring Lake, NC, are shown below. Our thanks to <www.heavens-above.com> for the information. Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))

Search Period Start: 12:00 Sunday, 07 March, 2004
Search Period End: 12:00 Wednesday, 17 March, 2004
Observer's Location: Spring Lake ( 35.1680°N, 78.9730°W)
Local Time: Eastern Standard Time (GMT - 5:00)
Orbit: 360 x 375 km, 51.6° (Epoch 17 Mar)


Click on the date to get a star chart and other pass details. Date Mag Starts Max. Altitude Ends
Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az.
09 Mar 1.6 05:26:14 10 NNW 05:28:43 22 NNE 05:31:12 10 E
10 Mar 2.5 04:24:48 11 NNE 04:24:48 11 NNE 04:25:44 10 NE
10 Mar -0.7 05:57:41 10 NW 06:00:48 88 ENE 06:03:50 10 SE
11 Mar 1.1 04:55:57 24 N 04:56:54 30 NE 04:59:43 10 E