|Occurred : 8/12/2004 02:00 (Entered as : 08/12/1904 2:00)
Reported: 11/18/2004 12:56:51 PM 12:56
Location: Bozeman, MT
Duration:almost a minute
|A point of light similar to a satellite flew at high speed and made several turns of 90 degrees or less.
My boyfriend and I were outside at 2:00 AM on the 12th watching the Perseid meteor shower from a local park, so the sky was dark enough to see lots of stars. He saw the object a bit before me, and pointed it out. It looked like a dim point of light and moved like a satellite at first, so that's what we assumed it was, until it accelerated dramatically. It then took off in a different direction at the same speed. It switched direction several times, sometimes turning at angles of 90 degrees or smaller. After about a minute, we lost track of it- it seemed to just disappear. Either it turned off its light or it ascended higher than we could see.