|Occurred : 9/26/2011 02:45 (Entered as : 09/26/11 2:45)
Reported: 9/26/2011 2:42:45 AM 02:42
Location: Houston, TX
Duration:1 hr 55 min +
|Point of light in the sky seen from Houston, too bright for star, moving unlike aircraft, satellite, balloon or parachute.
Event is still happening- a point of light in the sky, like a star, but brighter. When I first observed it, it was stationary, East-Southeast of my driveway,about 85 degrees above me, appearing to be very high, but not as high as a satellite.
As I looked at it, it started moving. The point of light sort of meandered around in seemingly random smooth movements, but then at times it made jerky, short straight movements, and at times moved at a high rate of speed in straight lines. The light progressed very gradually from East-Southeast to Southwest. I checked estimated the direction where I first observed the light, and then checked the direction that I was seeing the light by using a compass that I keep in my car (which was next to me).
The sky tonight is the clearest I have ever seen in Houston, not a cloud visible in the sky from my observation point (I could not see West from my position because of my house). I do not believe this light was someone shining a laser at the sky because there were no clouds to reflect the light. The light moved more rapidly than I have ever seen an aircraft or satellite move, and stopped abruptly regularly as it moved around. I have never seen anything like it.
((NUFORC Note: Star?? PD))