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Occurred : 8/17/2015 00:45 (Entered as : 8/17/2015 00:45)
Reported: 8/17/2015 4:24:53 PM 16:24
Posted: 8/27/2015
Location: Edmonton (Canada), AB
Shape: Light
Duration:5 minutes
White light seen moving across the night sky

I am a security officer at a summer camp for children just northeast of the city of Edmonton, and while on foot patrol, happened to look up at the night sky, admiring the stars when I noticed what appeared to be white light moving from south to north across the night sky. I was standing facing west. I can only describe this object as having looked like a large star or satellite but it was too low in the sky to be either.

I initially thought is was a low flying aircraft but did not seen any flashing lights like red, green or white that would be visible on a plane. It also did not make any sound. I couldn't hear any engine noise or humming or anything.

As it passed directly over me, it suddenly vanished as though the light had been turned off. I followed its projected path and did not see it again. I could not see it moving away from me at all. It just wasn't there.

At the time of the sighting, the sky was completely clear with stars clearly visible and the temperature was 9 degrees Celsius.

I have no explanation for what it was.