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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 1/31/2022 18:50 (Entered as : 01/31/2022 6:50 PM)
Reported: 2/1/2022 8:49:45 AM 08:49
Location: Owasso, OK
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
|Moving point of light (a satellite?) surrounded by a spiral shaped haze in an otherwise crystal clear night
Monday Jan 31 appx 6:50pm cst with clear skies. I walked outside and looked into the sky. To the North I noticed a point of white light high in the sky moving to the SSW. I assumed it was a satellite as I could not detect any flashing lights. I see lots of satellites. The only reason I took notice is that it seemed to be passing through a haze, like a fog or a wispy cloud. All of the other stars in the sky were crisp and clear. I thought that the “cloud” must be a rogue and the satellite would quickly pass through it and become “crisp and clear” as well.
I was facing to the west and the object was high in the sky (maybe 15-20 degrees west of my zenith) and passed from my right to my left. It never escaped the haze. In fact as it got more overhead I could see that the “cloud” was in the form of a spiral around the object, a two-armed spiral with each arm curling away from the object on opposite sides. From end to end it took up maybe 20 degrees of the sky.The spiral cloud was not very thick but was definitely noticeable and undeniably in a spiral shape. The spiral cloud did NOT seem to be rotating in any way. It just moved along with the object. And if not for the hazy spiral the object and my sighting of it would have been nothing out of the ordinary. The object and the haze around it continued on it’s path until it moved into the city glow on my SSW horizon.
When I first saw the object and realized it was something out of the ordinary so I ran back into the house and grabbed my phone/camera and called for my wife to come and see it. She has seen many satellites as well and she confirmed that the object did have the hazy spiral surrounding it. I tried to take a video of the object but my phone camera is not very good nor am I at using it.