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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/2/2005 22:40 (Entered as : 09/02/2005 22:40)
Reported: 9/3/2005 7:32:26 PM 19:32
Posted: 9/15/2005
Location: Salem, OR
Shape: Light
Duration: 4 seconds
Observed slowly moving white light at 10:40 pm heading north from direcly overhead

Observed a REALLY SLOWLY moving white light (as bright as Venus) heading north from directly overhead that lasted 4 seconds before gradually fading out.

It took me a second or two to realize that it was actually moving.

I checked the schedule for "Iridium Flares" and none were supposed to be in the vicinity at that time.

I have never seen a satellite moving that slowly.