|Occurred : 7/27/2016 21:35 (Entered as : 07/28/16 21:00)
Reported: 7/28/2016 7:49:46 AM 07:49
Location: Incline Village, NV
|Bright yellow round object with orange and purple tail seen over North Lake Tahoe.
I was driving down Mt Rose Hwy, and saw what I thought to be a helicopter with a search light through the pine trees. I rolled down the window to the vehicle, and didn't hear the typical helicopter noise. The US Coast Guard has a station here, and I've seen and heard their helicopters many times, and quickly dismissed this as a one.
I came to a clearing in the trees, and got a closer look at the object. It was coming from the west over Crystal Bay on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.
It was round in shape, yellow/orange in color, with a long orange and purple fiery looking tail. It made no noise. For a moment it almost looked like two separate objects. It was moving slower than any aircraft that I've seen, and was heading southeast in what appeared to be a downward motion. It then disappeared into the forest.
((NUFORC Note: Space debris. PD))