|Occurred : 3/21/2008 23:45 (Entered as : 03/21/08 23:45)
Reported: 3/23/2008 10:19:07 AM 10:19
Location: Reno, NV
Duration:roughly 45 minutes
|My friend and I encountered an object in the sky that at first we thought was a plastic bag. Then we noticed this thing was roughly 8,000 feet up and about 5 to 6 miles away. It kept changing shapes until settling on a ball of light. It moved from a south position, to a south-east position and back again several times, at which point another object, much fainter than the first appeared, moved from a southern position in relation to the original object, then began to circle it in a clockwise fashion. We were all at a local cafe, and several people went outside to see what the fuss was about. I had stopped a River Patrol Bicycle police officer to visually confirm what we were seeing. After several minutes the two objects shot straight up and out of view. We then noticed fighter jets circling the sky where the object(s) had been. I have taken a photo of it with my cell phone camera and so did my friends girl friend. I also took a photo of the fighter jets.
I went to several websites, and it did not exemplify the behavior of the naked eye GRB that took place that day, nor did it seem like a star in keeping with the rotation of the Earth as it would only move in one direction if this were the case. I also went to see if it was a satellite, no luck there. I'm at a loss to explain this in conventional terms. These objects were witnessed by several people in the downtown Reno area. And one person in the Northtowne area of Sparks, Nevada.