|Occurred : 10/19/2008 18:35 (Entered as : 10/19/08 18:35)
Reported: 10/19/2008 7:22:10 PM 19:22
Location: Tucson, AZ
|Moving dull star with irregular strobe pattern
Was walking home on west side, saw strobe in sky, was puzzled because moving dull-bright star appeared to be source but no other strobe issued from it for a few seconds. Then while I was watching it another strobe like you'd see from an aircraft. Another strobe confirmed that the duration between strobes on object was irregular, unlike conventional aircraft. Strobes were sometimes fractions of a second apart, sometimes 5-10 seconds or more. Object was dull yellow or white, nearly unnoticeable from star besides slow Northwesterly movement. After spotting it about a hand's width at arm's length west from 90 degrees straight up, it proceeded northwest and was not visible any longer about a hand's width at arm's length over horizon about 10 minutes later. I did not see it but other witness says a jet type aircraft chased after it at about 8-9 minutes after my initial sighting.