|Occurred : 6/6/2012 22:15 (Entered as : 06/06/12 22:15)
Reported: 6/9/2012 12:46:46 AM 00:46
Location: Columbia, SC
|Very bright light passing overhead at observational speed
At approximately 10:15pm I went to retrieve my trash can and was prompted to look-up to the sky, instinctively. I immediately saw a very bright and fairly large light without sound slowly flying over my home at low altitude, heading due North. I could estimate its low altitude, as an airplane was passing in the background at a much further distance and higher altitude, from a diagonal perspective. The airplane had the standard pulsating lights.
The vessel was coasting at observational speed.
As a student pilot, I conclude that it was not an airplane, as no flashing lights were active and neither the red or green orientation lights were apparent, as is featured on most aircraft wing tips.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))