|Occurred : 8/1/1999 21:00 (Entered as : 08/01/99 21:00)
Reported: 8/1/1999 09:18
Location: Boalsburg, PA
|Blinking light observed flying west to east at extreme speed.
While in back yard at dusk having just finshed playing with a helicopter type toy we noticed a very bright satelite heading SE from NW. I then observed a blinking red light traveling across the sky from west to east. I assumed it was a plane but soon realized that it was moving much too fast. The object only blinked two or three times (perhaps once per second) and was gone. I could clearly make out the speed and trajectory as extremely fast and straight line. I would guess the elevation to be 5-10K and there was no sound at all. I had apro 90 deg view of sky with trees on both horizons. The entire sighting lasted maybe two or three seconds. It was particularly interesting given the two objects in the sky at the same time. My wife ask me if could have been a satelite and I only had to point to the one going over and compare. I tried to get her attention to see the fast moving object but it was gone before she could get a look. It did not appear to be a meteor as I could clearly distinguish a strobing light.