|Occurred : 5/7/2004 21:00 (Entered as : 05/07/2004 21:00)
Reported: 5/19/2004 4:36:10 PM 16:36
Location: Carterville, IL
Duration:under 2 minutes
|Small shining dot flies straight North
The object viewed was a white pinpoint speck moving silently across the sky from South to North. It had the appearance of a shining dot.
About one-third the brightness of the ISS, travelling at an even, steady straight line and seemingly at a high altitude. No strobes or navigation lights visible. It was unusual enough in appearance to make me go grab a cheap pair of binoculars nearby, but I couldn't use them to track the dim light it was producing. It went on, fading from view in the distance.
The next night, on a lark, I went back out at 9PM Central to have a possible second look and was astonished to see the same sight replayed from horizon to horizon. Nothing was seen on the following nights.
I debated whether to submit this report, because I've had three previous sightings and know that UFOs get a *lot* more obvious than this!