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Occurred : 9/18/2013 21:30 (Entered as : 09/18/13 21:30)
Reported: 9/28/2013 10:43:54 PM 22:43
Posted: 9/30/2013
Location: Seattle, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:10 seconds
Light in Sky Warps towards space.

On either Wednesday September 18th or Thursday September 19th my wife and I were enjoying a glass of wine on our porch. I was looking into the clear night sky, reminiscing of my childhood summer evenings. Where I slept outside under the stars noticing the occasional satellite pass over, dreaming of seeing a UFO. As I was looking to the North at the handle of the Big Dipper I noticed what I thought to be a satellite traversing the night sky. I pointed it out to my wife and she also took notice. As the perceived satellite headed in a North Easterly direction it abruptly made what looked like an almost instant 90 degree arc towards outer space. It diminished to nothing at that point in about 1 second as it passed the 3rd star in the Big Dippers handle.

We have inbound air traffic for Sea-Tac International airport. I can tell you this was not a case of mistaken common phenomena in my area. It was not a plane, jet nor meteorite (I have never seen anything burn up heading out of our atmosphere. The object in question looked to be in a low Earth orbit. It was definitely beyond the atmosphere of the planet. Whatever IT was,IT was not conventional...