|Occurred : 7/5/2010 23:00 (Entered as : 7/5/10 23:00)
Reported: 7/6/2010 10:24:53 AM 10:24
Location: Cooperstown, NY
Duration:around 5 seconds
|Red glowing light crosses the night sky at very high speeds with a curving path over upstate New York.
The night of July 5th, 2010, I was outside working at my job. My job has me walking outside every night and the night sky is usually clear with no light pollution. So as I was walking I noticed this really fast light in the corner of my eye. This light had a red hue. Lasting about 5 seconds it crossed ¾ of the sky until it disappeared into the distance. I know it was not an airplane because it was traveling way to fast with no sound. It was also not a weather balloon because of this factor also. The conclusive factor I see in this is while as I was watching this light its trajectory curved. As it crossed the night sky its path curved multiple times. The curving was not dramatic but very noticeable and smooth. The curving path of this flying light factors out a meteor and a satellite. Neither of these objects curve like the way this light did that night. I also know that this light was not at the altitude of satellites because I have seen many satellites in the past and know they are very hard to see due to their high altitudes.