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Occurred : 10/4/2005 21:30 (Entered as : 10/04/2005 21:30)
Reported: 10/4/2005 12:29:21 PM 12:29
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Hyvinkää (Finland),
Shape: Other
Duration:90 seconds
The story of strange satellites REVEALED

This message is sent to clarify my earlier sighting of similar phenomenon last month. This evening I was again walking with my dog but this time my little sister was also with me. Planet Mars was very visible well above the eastern horizon.

At about 21:25 me and my sister observed an extremely bright Iridium satellite flash above the constellation of Ursa Major. Five minutes after that I noticed a bright satellite moving just outside the left side of what the astronomers of the Northern hemisphere would call the Pegasi Square and told also my sister to take a look at it.

At the time of noticing it was almost straight above my head and was heading SE.

What made this satellite peculiar was that it was closely (< 2 degrees) followed by a less visible satellite just as when I observed it about a week earlier (I have no doubt that the objects I saw tonight were the very same ones witnessed in earlier report). The satellites continued into same direction maintaining their less-than-2-degree distance and slowly fainted away about 90 seconds later well below the Pegasi Square.

Also my little sister saw 2 satellites. We both paid attention to the slow visible speed od these satellites. The facts that these satellites behaved normally, that I observed this phenomenon twice within a short time, almost exactly in the same direction and almost on the same hour both evenings made clear to me that this phenomenon has little to do with UFOs, Aliens or Extraterrestial life.

What I´ve most probably been witnessing on both evenings is a formation of NOSS satellites. No investigation is needed. Thank you.