|Occurred : 2/11/2017 18:35 (Entered as : 02/11/2017 18:35)
Reported: 2/13/2017 3:09:15 PM 15:09
Location: Bozeman, MT
|Bright Lights Appearing Over Bozeman Pass, Montana.
Bozeman, MT - Our sighting location was near Exit 316 off I-90 at Trail Creek at about 18:35 on 2/11/2017. We had been outside for about 10-15 minutes looking at constellations and planets in the night sky while waiting for the International Space Station (ISS) to pass overhead at the scheduled 18:47. The sky was black and very clear. No clouds. The stars, satellites, and planets were easily visible.
Suddenly, in the northeast sky, two large, very bright, white lights just appeared above tree top level. The light on the right was much brighter than the left. The brighter light was brighter and larger than Venus was in the sky that night. The lights were of the same intensity and moved in tandem, remaining the same distance from each other and at a 45 degree angle to each other at all times. They seemed like they were connected together.
The lights remained stationary as they slowly adjusted their angle until the light on the right became higher in the sky than the left light. The lights paused a moment, then began to steadily move to the northeast until they disappeared into the night sky. There was no sound, no color to the lights, and no flashing. They moved slower than the ISS does when it passes overhead, and they were obviously very much lower to the Earth than the ISS. Total visibility was 5-7 minutes.