|Occurred : 11/6/2004 18:57 (Entered as : 11/06/2004 18:57)
Reported: 11/15/2004 1:02:55 PM 13:02
Location: Moravia, TX
Duration:less than 1 minute
|Rapidly moving object.
Immediately after leaving evening Mass at the Catholic Church in Moravia, Texas, at about 6:57PM, while talking to several parishoners, I noticed a bright light that appeared to be as bright as one of the close planets (such as Mars was earlier this year). I remarked to my wife that this was a very bright "star or planet" which was in the sky almost directly overhead. As I watched it, it began to move at a tremendous speed to the southeast, climbing almost straight up. It rapidly grew smaller and eventually faided to a pinpoint of light and dissappeared. All the while I was watching this object, I was trying to get those standing around me to be able to see it. It was moving so rapidly, I do not know if anyone else in the group ever caught sight of the object before it became too high and too dim to see anymore. It was the color of white light,as I said earlier, about the size of a close large planet which might be viewed in the sky at night. It was much brighter than any of the other star patterns in the sky. It left no vapor trail of any sort. The night sky was clear with no clouds. The moon was not visible in the direction the object sped off. It did not traverse the horizon, but instead appeared to be travelling upwards.