|Occurred : 8/6/2010 05:00 (Entered as : 08/06/10 05:00)
Reported: 8/6/2010 4:11:51 AM 04:11
Location: Bucks County (city not specified), PA
|Extremely bright stationary light that dimmed and traveled south.
At approximately 0500 hrs while on patrol in my town I noted an extremely bright light (yellowish) almost straight up in the sky (near a really bright star or planet).
I exited my patrol car to take a better look at the light since it was out of the ordinary. The object was stationary for about 30 seconds and the intense light was like a helicopter spot light (but not projecting a beam).
The object then dimmed to the brightness of a distant star and began to travel south until I could no longer see it (or able to focus in on it).
Skies were clear and the light appeared very high in the sky.
Satellite? I'm not sure but I have never seen a satellite with that much light intensity being reflected off of it, sit stationary, and then move.
((ADDENDUM FROM WITNESS))
i did some further research and found that 3 satellites pass the area at this time...so i came to the same spot this morning and saw the same object one other satellite and the ISS..they were Iridium 62, Iridium 72, and the ISS...still keeping my eyes to the sky though. next time ill do a little more research before posting a sighting.