|Occurred : 11/7/2004 16:22 (Entered as : 11/07/2004 16:22)
Reported: 11/7/2004 6:18:46 PM 18:18
Location: Battle Creek, MI
|Bright light stays in one spot for a few seconds then dims and disappears within 3 sec.
I was headed west on I-94 towards Chicago from the direction of Detroit. At mile marker 90 I had looked up and noticed a bright light in the sky just North of due West. This was at the same elevation of the sun at that moment in time.
If I had to guess it was in the direction of Battle Creek but the distance was not clear, maybe 10-25 miles away from my location. What I saw was a bright light in the sky at first glance I believed it to be a airplane.
After closer observation I had noticed no trails in the sky and that the bright light was not moving.
After observing for nearly 20 sec. (It could have been in the sky longer but was not recognized by me until then) in the last 3 sec. of observation the bright light reduced in size 1/2 by each sec. and dimmed more and more. In a matter of 3 sec. this bright object was gone. It traveled in a path directly away from me, towards the great lake of Michigan.
If anyone has connections to confirm this sighting with the air control personal at Battle Creek Airport.