|Occurred : 6/30/2010 23:45 (Entered as : 06/30/10 23:45)
Reported: 7/1/2010 4:49:52 AM 04:49
Location: Rotterdam (Netherlands),
|fast moving "star"?
My son and I were on the terrace of our penthouse apt. I drew my son’s attention to a "moving star." It looked like a star but it was much brighter.
It came from the northeast traveling across the sky to the southwest. Hard to estimate the altitude, but it looked pretty high. It was definitely not a plane and went way to fast for a helicopter. We thought that the speed was not constant (stop and go) but that could be an illusion on our part. Also, it might have been a satellite. Or the space shuttle, if one happened to be in operation?
((NUFORC Note: Possible sighting of the ISS, except for the perceived direction of flight. Orbiting bodies traditionally do not have a westerly component to their ground-track. PD))