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Occurred : 9/17/2005 21:15 (Entered as : 09/17/2005 21:15)
Reported: 9/19/2005 7:33:51 PM 19:33
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Lesage, WV
Shape: Light
Duration:5 seconds
Fast-moving bright white light that suddenly disappears.

We were outdoors on a Saturday night when a bright light in the sky caught my wife's attention. We both looked up to see a very bright white light moving quickly from the south to north directly overhead. The light was steady, with no flashing or other colors. After about 3 seconds the light suddenly dimmed to the brightness of a semi-bright star, then after about 2 more seconds went out completely. We continued to watch that portion of sky for the next couple of minutes, but no other lights appeared. There were no aircraft in that area, and this object made no sound. There were no trails behind the object, and it moved much faster than typical aircraft we are used to seeing, but not nearly as fast as a shooting star.