|Occurred : 7/27/2013 22:00 (Entered as : 07/27/13 22:00)
Reported: 8/2/2013 9:39:55 AM 09:39
Location: Remlap, AL
|Rotating beam of light
We were on a boat on Inland Lake stargazing. I was looking in a Southerly direction at an angle of about 45-50 degrees into the sky when I saw a flash of light. It was not a meteor or an aircraft. It was stationary and looked a lot like the light one might see if viewing a lighthouse from a great distance away (ie, like a rotating beacon). It flashed/rotated only once. About 30 seconds later I saw it again at about the 7 o'clock position from where it was the first time, just marginally down and to the left of its original position.
Like I said, it was definitely not an aircraft and definitely not a meteor. It did not move across the sky, but rather it just looked like a single rotation of a beacon or very bright light and then disappeared. Altitude is indeterminable.