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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/2/2002 22:30 (Entered as : 08-02-02 22:30)
Reported: 8/7/2002 12:45:05 PM 12:45
Posted: 8/16/2002
Location: Maple Valley, WA
Shape: Light
Duration: 2 min
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Light flashed oddly and changed direction twice.

My husband and son and I were walking the dogs in the back yard last night at 10:30 and we usually keep an eye out for satellites weather permitting (see NASA J track 3D).

We observed SPOT1 travelling in a northerly direction to the east of our house and saw a flash of light in a sotherly direction from our house, the light was travelling in a due south direction and changed course twice as is flashed irregularly and we lost sight when is went behind the trees travelling in a due south direction. only lasted a few minutes. my husband rechecked the NASA web site and noted that there were no other satellites over head at that time. Any Idea what it was? We regularly watch for meteors and this was not one. And was way too high to be an aircraft.