|Occurred : 2/19/2005 19:15 (Entered as : 02/19/2005 19:15)
Reported: 2/19/2005 7:57:51 AM 07:57
Location: Dhaka (Bangladesh),
Duration:8 to 10 sec
|Tiny reddish dot moved past Constellation Gemini & Planet Saturn
Kindly refer to my earlier report to NUFORC of 13th Feb., Sunday, where I described my sighting of a slow-moving reddish-golden blinking light near the Orion belt.
This evening, six days after my first sighting of some unknown lighted object, I was again out in my porch to see-off some visiting friend. While returning inside I looked up most unsuspectingly just to have a glimpse of the shiny half moon. In front of the moon, the twin stars of Constellation Gemini – Castor and Pollux were shining while a brighter Saturn was beside the pair.
At the last moment of my glance, I suddenly viewed something very unusual.
I could very, very clearly watch a tiny star-like reddish-brown dot resembling the reddish-orange star "Pollux." The dot flew past Saturn and Constellation Gemini that contained "Pollux" itself.
Now I put a most careful attention towards the particular point of the sky. The tiny dot of reddish light slightly diverted its path and continued moving smoothly, faster than a plane but much slower than any shooting star. The ‘red dot’ reached a nearby region possibly that of Constellation Cancer and apparently vanished. Please note that the red dotted light did not blink or quiver but was a fixed dot of light.
Could it be a satellite or some kind of space junk ? Or was it some real UFO ? I am truly amazed to be able to witness a couple of strange sightings in the night sky within a single week !