|Occurred : 4/8/2010 20:49 (Entered as : 04/08/10 20:49)
Reported: 4/9/2010 7:16:07 AM 07:16
Location: Dripping Springs, TX
|Pulsating light flew over Dripping Springs, Texas at a high rate of speed on Thursday evening 04/08/10 at 20:49 CST.
(resubmitted with clarification and corrections) On Thursday evening in the sky over Dripping Springs, Texas my daughter and I, and three of my daughter’s friends witnessed a white, oval shaped, pulsating light fly over at 20:49 CST at a very high rate of speed. It was too slow to be a meteor and too fast to be a jet or satellite.
It came from the southwestern horizon and less than a minute later disappeared into the eastern horizon.
It was slowly pulsating bright and dim white light and there were no clouds in the sky.
It appeared larger than a star, but smaller than Venus.
At maximum elevation, about half way through the sighting, I would estimate that it was at about 50 degrees. At the beginning and end of the sighting it may have been about 45 degrees in elevation.
The sighting lasted about 45 seconds.
It made no sound, and left no visible trail.
The Hays County Sheriff, KVUE TV, and the Austin American Statesman said that they had no other reports of the incident.
((NUFORC Note: Could not have been the International Space Station, which was visible from this location at 06:00 hrs., on this date. PD))