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Occurred : 9/2/2006 19:45 (Entered as : 09/02/07 19:45)
Reported: 9/2/2006 6:31:54 PM 18:31
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Gulf Breeze, FL
Shape: Light
Duration:2 minutes
At approximately 7:45 (not exact on time) but during astronomical twilight I noticed a greenish/blue light about 10 degrees above the southwest horizon near Jupiter appear. This point of light was undiminished by the Moon and was as bright as Jupiter... magnitude -1 or so... I am an amateur astronomer...

Because of the speed and brightness of the light I suspected ISS at first but ISS was not expected until after 8 p.m. and in the NNE according to

This light shifted to white and brightened considerably as it traveled low in the southwest to southeast.

This light was not a jet... too fast actually... but it was moving in the direction of Eglin Air Force Base. I really don't believe it was a jet because of its peculiar lighting and fast movement. It flared like a satellite too...but it just didn't seem like a satellite.

I may have seen the so-called Eglin space plane... mentioned in some aviation circles. I double-checked with and found no satellite activity noted at that time. I have 45 years of amateur astronomy under my belt and I am quite sure this was not a satellite or jet... I think it was a space plane project...

Anyway...Peter keep up the good work and God Bless.

((NUFORC Note: Note flawed date. We assume that the witness implies a date of 2006, and we have amended the date above to reflect that fact. PD))