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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/23/2000 22:00 (Entered as : 10/23/00 22:00)
Reported: 10/23/2000 22:58
Posted: 12/2/2000
Location: Seattle (Ballard neighborhood), WA
Shape: Egg
Duration: 2-3 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Anybody else see another green light in Seattle?

The two of us were watching a movie when we saw a bright green object fly over our 4 story condo. We were up on the top floor & we saw it through our sliding glass window which looks out to the West.

Our initial reaction was disbelief at what we both had just witnessed. My first inclination was that it had to be a meteor. It was the brightness & green color of fireworks but the size, speed, closeness, & lateral movement across the sky made it apparent that it was not that.

We both jumped up & went onto the porch to see if we could determine what it was. It was very quiet outside & I was surprised at how clear the sky was- especially for Seattle this time of year. We turned on the news to see if anyone else had witnessed this- that's when we decided to check this websight & report what we saw.

The interesting thing is that 3 days ago (on 10/18) someone had reported seeing the same thing in this area. The object was travelling in the NW direction & they noticed aircraft going in that same direction. We noticed aircraft in the area, but this is nothing unusual due to the fact that we're only 20 miles from SeaTac airport. This object appeared to have a tail like a comet, although it could have been caused by the speed that it travelled across the sky.