|Occurred : 10/15/1999 04:30 (Entered as : 10/15/99 04:30)
Reported: 12/13/1999 20:25
Location: Millersburg, MO
|i've already submitted a report, i had the wrong date!
A friend and I were watching the sky for a small meteor shower around October 15th or 16th of 1999. Aproximately around 4:30 or 5:00 am we saw something out of the ordinary. Three "lights" which looked like stars, were moving in a triangular shape across the sky. I've seen satellites before, and these were kind of similar. no flashing, no sound, just a silent flight from behind us in the south, toward where we were facing to the northeast. Total flight time horizon to horizon was around three minutes. There was several other aircraft in the sky, jets and helicopters. It was by far the oddest thing I've seen in the night sky. I don't know if it was alien, I just would like to know what it was. At first i thought it was a large aircraft with white lights on the nose and the tips of the wings. But when it flew past the stars, I could see them between the three lights. I assume it was three objects flying in formation.
((NUFORC Note--The report may allude to a formation of three (presumed) satellites, which were being reported from many sources at about this time. We presume that the objects are part of the U. S. Navy N.O.S.S. satellite system for pinpointing the location of ships around the world, but that is an assumption. In years past, NORAD and the Space Command have reported to NUFORC what these three objects are. However, Terence Dickinson, of the Toronto (Ontario) Star, was able to identify a similar formation that was reported during the summer of 1996. He found that the objects were almost certainly satellites put up by the U. S. Navy. Our gratitude to Mr. Dickinson for his research.))