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Occurred : 11/7/2004 23:20 (Entered as : 11/07/2004 23:20)
Reported: 11/8/2004 11:06:08 AM 11:06
Posted: 11/9/2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 sec.
Bizarre object observed during dramatic display of aurora borealis.

While observing a dramatic display of the aurora borealis from Cowen Park in the University District of Seattle, I observed a peculiar looking object glide across the sky, moving generally from south to north.

At first, I assumed that the object was a bird. However, as my eyes focused on the object, I quickly realized that it was not consistent with a bird. It moved "smoothly" across the sky, and no type of movement that would be consistent with flapping of wings was visible. Moreover, even though the object was not well lighted, its shape seemed to be peculiar. It appeared to be either triangular, or "boxy," in shape, although that is a subjective analysis.

I do not know what the object was, but I do not believe it was either a bird, or any type of aircraft. I am an avid bird watcher, and hold a commercial pilot's rating (former flight instructor).