|Occurred : 10/22/2008 23:55 (Entered as : 10/22/08 23:55)
Reported: 10/29/2008 4:22:21 PM 16:22
Location: Western PA (enroute to OH), PA
|fast flying object leaving a trail
We stopped at a rest stop in far west Pennsylvania on our way to Youngstown ohio. My friend was inside the rest stop building.
I was stretching my legs and and happened to be looking into the sky. An object sped from the northeast to the southwest in a straight line. It covered the entire viewing area in 4 or 5 seconds. It moved so fast that it appeared to leave a trail (or maybe that was just an illusion because of the speed of this object.) It was much larger than a shooting star would appear to be. The fact that it flew in a straight line, lasted the entire length of my view of the sky, flew much faster than a shooting star would appear too, and seemed to be in our atmosphere caused me to rule out the notion that it was a star.
The color seemed to be somewhere between yellow and orange...but not white.