|Occurred : 6/15/2016 21:45 (Entered as : 06/15/2016 22:45)
Reported: 6/15/2016 7:21:29 PM 19:21
Location: Jonesborough, TN
|Unusual light moving across the sky.
At approximately 9:45 pm I saw a light moving across the sky from a north to south direction. When I first saw the object I mistook it for a bright star. It was white and moved across the sky at a moderate rate of speed (much too slow to be a meteorite). There is an airport nearby, so I see planes almost every night. Normally a plane has flashing lights and has the usual jet or propeller noise. This object was completely silent. It did not flash or change color. I cannot estimate its exact speed or altitude. Its speed was not unusual. It moved in a straight line and exhibited no abnormal changes in direction. It appeared to be flying fairly low in the sky, much lower than most conventional aircraft that I regularly observe. I cannot claim that this was a genuine UFO, but I have never seen a conventional aircraft that looked like a bright white star. It was low enough in the sky that I should have heard some sort of engine noise. Again, this obje! ct was completely silent. I did not have my smart phone or a camera with me, so I was unable to provide any documentation.
((NUFORC Note: Overflight of ISS, from 2138 to 2143 hrs. local time. See www.Heavens-above.com. PD))