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Occurred : 5/22/2012 22:30 (Entered as : 05/22/2012 22:30)
Reported: 5/22/2012 10:30:59 PM 22:30
Posted: 6/2/2012
Location: Florence, AL
Shape: Light
Duration:5 seconds
My wife and I were standing outside talking to our neighbor, staring into the sky from time to time looking due north east. Suddenly, an ISS-like object (in terms of magnitude and size) appeared and started to move in a straight line, fairly quickly, across the sky from the NE to E direction, at about a 20 to 25 degree altitude. At first, I yelled "It's the space station!" What was strange was that it was accompanied by a light above it, slightly dimmer, about half or more of a full moon apart. It moved at the same speed, in roughly the same direction. Both lights blinked out about 5 seconds after appearing.

I checked the satellites in our area using this site: and I don't see anything that matches that time, our area, and the area of the sky it appeared in.