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Occurred : 1/7/2018 00:10 (Entered as : 01/07/18 0:10)
Reported: 1/6/2018 6:05:22 AM 06:05
Posted: 1/18/2018
Location: Canberra (Australia),
Shape: Triangle
Duration:20 seconds
Isosceles well defined white triangle - 20 sec

I saw a triangle craft, slightly elongated, not a perfect triangle. It was completely white, and moved in a straight line or possibly a curve. However what caught my eye was how large it became in a short time.

The whole experience was around 20 sec. What I saw grew in size from a tiny dot, to a clear elongated triangle in about 10 sec and then it it shrunk away again and simply disappeared. I tried to follow its path and could not see it anywhere.

It had no tail. However I’ll probably be told it was just a meteor or something. But it seemed to change speed and size unlike any shooting star I’ve ever seen. And I was in the Navy and saw thousands of stars at night while at sea. This was nothing like I have ever seen.

What was mostly interesting was just before whatever it was disappeared I saw a tiny reddish ring for about 1 second. And then it was gone.

I don’t know enough about astronomy to say what it could have been, can someone please tell me if a meteor can look like a growing white triangle, cross a portion of the night sky in quick time before shrinking with a tiny red ring? What it looked like was something entering the atmosphere and then leaving again. The full size of the object at maximum was about 3 mm by eye, twice to three times any other star, well defined Isosceles triangle. And it shrunk faster than it grew.