|Occurred : 9/23/2017 20:30 (Entered as : 09/23/17 20:30)
Reported: 9/24/2017 4:18:02 PM 16:18
Location: Albion, ME
|Stationary flashes of varying intensity in south sky over 5-10 minutes.
Stationary flashes of varying intensity occurring 10-60 seconds apart over the course of 5-10 minutes between 8:30 and 9:00 pm EST 09/23/17. This occurred in the south between the arm star Sadalsuud in Aquarius and the stars Scheddi and Nashira in Capricorn in a quarter-sized portion of the sky closer to Capricorn. Observed for 5 minutes then called a witness to confirm. Observed a plane passing below lights from east to west around 8:40 followed by a second plane at same degree above horizon passing from west to east around 8:50. Near 9pm Est lights could no longer be seen. Sky was exceptionally clear. Flashes seemed to be at a greater distance than planes. Flashes seemed to emanate from central sources approximately the size of stars. Some flashes were like brief glimpses of stars, others were faint and lacked a clear central source. Flashes lasted less than one second and did not move during that time. Though they did not seem to appear in the same spot twice.