|Occurred : 9/20/2011 01:55 (Entered as : 09/20/11 1:55)
Reported: 9/21/2011 11:27:58 AM 11:27
Location: Portland, OR
|Orange glowing, black center wing
Orange glow perimeter, center being black or translucent. It was not a rectangle but was like a wing with no tail or nose. Like a butterfly wing shape but without the 3rd & 4th wing This appeared so fast. It glided, but at an incredidble speed. It travelled straight across sky. At the height i am guessing at would be towards upper atomosphere or satelite orbit height. Size wise is hard. From that distance it would have to be huge! Satelites are dots, this had shape. I would have to say that take mars in the night sky and place 8 to 10 side by side to roughly get its size for that distance. But when you see satelite dots orbit the earth its self explainatory. This shot straight across for 6 seconds which came from around the moon area flew over my head (area) and lost it in the clouds that were forming. Having given guessed altitude, i could be wrong or right? I did not pay enough attention to height. It was silent so i figured it was higher than normal planes would fly. Most amazing thing i have ever seen.