|Occurred : 9/21/2005 19:30 (Entered as : 09/21/2005 19:30)
Reported: 9/21/2005 8:58:55 PM 20:58
Location: Exeter, NH
|A bright light to the northern sky, then goes dim as it leaves.
At approx. 7:30 EST, I was watching an airplane coming from the east going west. The plane crossed over and could not be seen because of trees.
My wife was standing a few feet away leaning against the truck as I was looking up into the northern sky. I seen a real bright light and I said,"What the hell", my wife looked up to where I was looking and asked what is that as the light got dim.
I said I don't know what that was, but it was no plane as it was way to far away. It looked as if it was a plane coming down at a 90 degree angle with it's headlight on. The light was bright, then went dim as it dissapeared to the sky. I thought it could have maybe been an after burner from a Stealth plane, but I do believe it was way way to high to be one.
It looked as if it was heading towards a star in the northern sky.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. We wonder whether he might have witnessed the flare from an Iridium satellite, although none are listed for this date. The only Iridium flare visible on this date was at 05:09::18 hrs. (local), as reported by www.Heavens-Above.com at the following URL: