|Occurred : 1/17/2012 18:57 (Entered as : 01/17/12 18:57)
Reported: 1/18/2012 9:04:38 PM 21:04
Location: Laredo, TX
|Light traveling West to East across the sky.
While star gazing during the evening, I saw an off-white dot, moving too fast to be a plane or jet, and too slow to be a meteorite. It moved from West-SW to East-NE directly above us and its trajectory covered the whole sky dome.
I had my laser pointer and quickly pointed to it so my wife could verify with me what I was seeing. She confirmed the sighting. A plane usually has accompanying intermittent lights and sound, which were not present. A meteorite usually has a tail and fades as it enter the atmosphere; these features were not present. Our location is 27 36 6 N 99 28 58 W.