|Occurred : 2/28/2016 05:20 (Entered as : 02/28/16 05:20)
Reported: 2/28/2016 3:59:29 AM 03:59
Location: Ivy Bluff, TN
|Very large, bright & slowly flashing object moving across the western horizon heading south!
At 0520, I observed a bright flash on the western horizon about 25-30 degrees above the treeline. It slowly flashed, disappeared, flashed again repeating itself as it slowly traveled across the bottom of Ursa Minor, Leo, & Jupiter, heading south.
My initial thoughts were that this object was tumbling and catching the moon's light every 30 seconds as it rotated thru space. I observed it flash 5 times before I lost it. Objects size appeared about the size of Jupiter (as viewed from Earth) & it passed in front of it.
Whatever it was, it was very large & moving on a predictable course. Possibly a large satellite, rocket body, or space debris.