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Occurred : 9/18/2013 20:30 (Entered as : 9/18/12013 20:30)
Reported: 9/19/2013 7:50:03 PM 19:50
Posted: 9/30/2013
Location: Smithport, PA
Shape: Light
Duration:20 minutes
The object was seen looking west bearing 265 degrees and about 10 degrees from horizon. Ruled out landing lights from aircraft due to the fact object stayed in same spot for 20 mins. Was not Venus because Venus was observed 20 degrees to the west north west. The object was 3 or 4 times the size of Venus. Went into house to get the telescope and was gone for 2 mins and object was gone! It could have been a satellite called OAO 3 Copernicus satellite put in orbit in 1972 but I'm not sure of the observation time is. Any one else see this? I saw the object in Olean NY about a month ago and it did the same thing!