|Occurred : 7/5/2013 21:30 (Entered as : 7/5/13 21:30)
Reported: 7/6/2013 8:00:05 AM 08:00
Location: W. Sacramento, CA
|Whitish light from SE towards the NW that flares up for a second then always loses its reflection and blacks out
faint whitish light heading from SE to NW that flared up bright white for a second then blacked out.
Have seen this object..satellite or? at least 5 or 6 times now in the last two years.
Always silent, approximately at 30,000 feet elevation.
Always flares up for a second then blacks out.
Flight path is predominately from SE to NW although it does vary occasionally.
((NUFORC Note: We suspect that the witness observed the "flare" (reflection) from an Iridium satellite. PD))