|Occurred : 8/12/2015 23:12 (Entered as : 8/12/15 23:12)
Reported: 8/13/2015 8:29:17 PM 20:29
Location: West Jefferson, NC
|High altitude triangle object with lighted corners seen over West Jefferson, NC.
I was working late at my computer and needed something from my truck, so I stepped out in the driveway to get it. I then paused for moment and looked up at the sky, as I am always sky watching when I have the opportunity. My field of vision was somewhat limited due to surrounding trees.
As I looked up I saw a star that was slightly brighter than the surrounding starts. As I stared at it my eyes began to focus and a realized that it was rotating slightly. It was a triangle with a white light on each tip and a red light in the center It rotated both to the right and left but remained in a constant position. I would guess its altitude to be near 40,000 feet. There was no sound heard.
As I watched I tried to see if there was any directional movement but could not see any. I then picked three brighter stars as reference points and located the object slightly off center of the middle of the triangle. I looked away for a while and looked back up to note that the object had moved from slightly off center to a position just inside the perimeter line between two of the reference stars. I went out today, a day later, nearly the same time and could not see any objects within the reference triangle of stars.
I would add one more unusual item. While watching the object rotating in position I heard a buzz near me. It sounded like a cell phone on vibrate or a fuel pump in a car. After about five minutes I heard it again. My cell phone was in the house and I had in my hand a fully discharged Ipod. I could not tell where the sound came from. I was standing next to a 2001 CRV which was near the direction of the sound.