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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/15/2005 22:00 (Entered as : 07/15/2005 22:00)
Reported: 7/17/2005 2:56:41 PM 14:56
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Salem, OR
Shape: Light
Duration: 1 second
Stationary light seen in night sky for one second

While looking at the northern section of the night sky observed a light, approx 5 times the size of Jpiter, appear between the North Star and Big Dipper then go out a second later.

(I also reported a similar incident that occurred last July 7, 2005 from same city and location.) Later, at 0:05 GMT observed a not-so-bright strobe light go off once in the same general area.