|Occurred : 10/16/1999 22:00 (Entered as : 10/16/99 22:00 approx.)
Reported: 11/9/1999 01:36
Location: The Colony, TX
|Streaking light seen overhead. Went from a standstill(hover?) position and then streaked off in a flash.
On the evening of the 16th of October I went outside to feed the dog in the backyard. It was a clear night and visibility was very good. I just happened to look up and as I did noticed a "movement" that quickly became a flash of whitish light. This "light" was almost directly over our neighborhood and house! Since I am not a trained "spotter" I cannot accurately judge the altitude and speed of the object but it seemed to be at least a hundred feet in the air in a hover position(?). As I looked up it flashed and streaked off into the night with a triangular shape at the head of AN ELONGATING TRAIL OF LIGHT! The best comparison I could make is when Voyager goes to warp on Star Trek. Yeah, I know it's strange and my wife looks at me funny but it seems this area is becoming a hotbed for sightings. Many odd things to see around here if you watch. I firmly believe that what I saw was a man-made(?) object with propulsion. I have seen many meteor showers and the little green lights they bring. Definitely not the same type of thing. Also, no sound whatsoever.