|Occurred : 8/15/2009 23:55 (Entered as : 08/15/09 23:55)
Reported: 8/16/2009 8:55:42 PM 20:55
Location: Percilla, TX
|Bright yellow light appeared twice
While stargazing, the kids and I were watching an aircraft very far to the north going from east to west. Suddenly, a bright yellow light "came on". It was as if someone had turned a huge light bulb on in the sky. It took a second to achieve full brightness and then it was gone but it stayed light long enough to tell it was also moving east to west. At its brightest, it was about the size of Venus.
Then about 5 seconds later, it did the same thing only a little further to the left, or west of where it appeared the first time. Same thing...came to full brightness and then vanished. Was a yellowish-white light but definitely had yellow in it. We are. as the crow flies,about 14 miles southeast of Palestine, Texas.
Unable to tell how close it was to us or how close it was to the jet we had been watching.