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Occurred : 8/23/2011 22:00 (Entered as : 08/23/11 22:00)
Reported: 9/2/2011 7:10:39 PM 19:10
Posted: 10/10/2011
Location: Ten Lakes scenic area; border (Canada), MT
Shape: Light
Duration:30 min
star like light in sky flying side to side

I was camping with my brother's family in northwest Montana near Ten Lakes which is just south of Canada. We were watching sattelites about an hour after sunset when I noticed a star like light in the sky traveling very fast from north to south. As I pointed the object out to my nephew and sister in law thinking it was a satellite, the starlike object came to an immediate stop as if it struck a wall. Immediately following this, the object began to fly side to side and in irregular patterns within a narrow area. It eventually came to a stop between a bright star and a dim star that were just to the left of a pine tree branch. After about a half hour and no movement again, we eventually stopped monitoring the light as it was also getting very cold outside. The next 3 nights we used the stars and tree branch as a point of reference to look at the spot where the light had stopped, but it was gone. We all saw the same thing and have no idea what it was. I can! tell you it was not a helicopter, made no noise and appeared as a solid white light just like a star.