|Occurred : 8/18/2013 20:20 (Entered as : 08/18/2013 20:20)
Reported: 8/18/2013 6:28:03 PM 18:28
Location: Huntingdon (Canada), QC
|Yellowish/orange sphere seen overing from West to NNE
Viewing conditions: Now clouds, near full moon and temperature 66 degrees.
Object was seen coming from West going in the NNE direction. It first appeared like a chinese lantern but normally they eventually fall after a few minutes.
This sort of orange light seemed to sparkel a bit and keep on going higher and higer towards NNE. I checked all possible overhead passes but can't find any that corresponds to this time with such magnitude which I evaluate at Mag -3 or -4. Satellite Flybys's site mentions that Ariane and Idefix where actually coming accross my town but they mention Mag. 3,
I have been an amateur astronomy for years and the visibility of this object was as I mentionned close to Mag-3 or -4.