|Occurred : 10/27/1999 23:55 (Entered as : 10/27/99 23:55)
Reported: 10/27/1999 23:15
Location: Knoxville, TN
|Unusual lights in sky moving and fading out.
Observed unusual lights moving across sky as I stepped outside of my home at around 11:55 PM. I noticed a bright light moving from the south to the north first appearing at about a60 degree elevation from the horizon as I faced west. The light appeared elliptical in shape from my perspective, consisting of a bright golden glow with 3 distinct equidistant points of light within the elliptical shape. Size and distance were difficult to judge. It moved very quickly across my field of view. The lights did not resemble any aircraft lights I am familier with. After watching it for about 15 seconds, the glow began to slowly dim, taking 3 or 4 seconds to become completly dark leaving only the 3 point lights visible. The brightness of the point lights diminished slightly, but remained visible for several seconds until dissappearing behind trees. No sounds were audible during observation. Light were last observed heading north/northeast.