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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/17/2020 22:30 (Entered as : 07/17/20 22:30)
Reported: 7/19/2020 12:27:46 PM 12:27
Posted: 7/23/2020
Location: Smithville (Canada), ON
Shape: Light
Duration: 3 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Saw light speeding across the sky eastwardly, then stopped and flashed for several minutes.

We were observing comet Neowise with binoculars. We noticed a light moving east away from our view of the comet. It suddenly sped up and accelerated very fast, still heading east. At approx 75°above the NNE horizon, it slowed down and stopped. It's light flashed occasionally for several minutes and then we lost sight of it.