|Occurred : 8/23/2014 21:40 (Entered as : 08/23/14 21:40)
Reported: 8/24/2014 10:41:36 AM 10:41
Location: North Plains (near), OR
|Uplit triangular craft displaying spectrum of color over Hwy 26.
I was traveling west on Highway 26 at 9:40 PST. The sighting occurred between the Jackson School Road exit and North Plains exit. I saw a bright golden light on horizon to the NW, over Pumpkin Ridge. I thought it was a planet due to position and quality of light, maybe Venus. As I continued to watch, the light began to move and then change color from gold to Orange to red through the spectrum very smoothly, like a gradient.
The object moved unlike any aircraft I've seen, very fast and smooth with no blinking lights. It moved South very quickly, close enough to the highway that I could see it was an uplit, triangular object. As I tried to comprehend what I was seeing, as well as keep the car on the road, it disappeared. The entire episode lasted less than a minute.
I am a woman in her early 20s, working in the service industry.