|Occurred : 8/18/2013 19:30 (Entered as : 08/18/13 19:30)
Reported: 8/21/2013 12:38:23 PM 12:38
Location: Centralia, WA
|A strange "moving star" straight up in the night sky appears every night.
Since the night of August 18,2013, I have come outside at night around 930 pm (right after the sun completely sets) and looked at the clear night sky with all the stars. I love to watch the satellites as well as catching a glimpse of the International Space Station move over head.
Every night, while looking straight up, I've noticed what looks like to a star, except this "star" will move slightly in either direction, sometimes circling around and going the opposite direction, then coming to a dead stop. It never darts across the sky but moves either at a quicker pace or very slow in either direction. I know this is NOT a satellite, not a meteor, not a passing plane. This "star" will move across the night sky with time as the other stars do but continues to change direction very slightly in either direction. It moves enough so that if you focus on something else close to it, you can tell it is definitely moving on its own. It does not pulse or twinkle. It makes no sound. I could not clearly tell if it was emitting anything.