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Occurred : 11/9/1997 06:15 (Entered as : 11/9/97 6:15)
Reported: 11/9/1997 09:48
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Newport (coast range, east of), OR
Shape: Formation
Duration:10 sec
Summary : A string of objects, could have been a deaying satellite or incoming space debris. There were about six in a row around the vicinity of Polaris heading S to N

String of about 6 objects heading due S to N very near Polaris, approx 44.5 degrees dec at my location. Lasting about 10 seconds they moved about a degree a second becoming as bright as -2 or -3 magnitude before fading. Perhaps they were a decaying satellite or falling debris.