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Occurred : 4/28/2000 22:05 (Entered as : 4/28/00 22:05pm)
Reported: 5/3/2000 01:22
Posted: 5/3/2000
Location: Seattle (Ballard), WA
Shape: Disk
Duration:10 sec.
A very bright object passed between the trees very fast with no sound.

I was sitting outside on a clear night a little after 10pm. I glanced up and saw the brightest object I've ever seen speed by between two tall trees. It was not high in the sky, like a falling star. Planes fly over all the time so I have an idea of the size of aircraft related to distance and sound.

This object was well within the atmosphere and made no noise! It was definitely going faster than the speed of sound but no sound followed. There was no tail of light. I don't believe it was a meteor or it would have landed on the houses nearby. It was going in a horizontal position in the sky.

It was very strange.

((NUFORC Note: I, together with a co-investigator, conducted an in-depth, on-site interview of the witness, and we consider both the witness, and the information she provided, to be highly reliable. Subsequent analysis of the data, combined with information provided by other witnesses at different locations, indicates that the object probably was traveling at approximately 2,000 miles per hour, and was at an altitude of approximately 2,000-3,000 feet above ground level. PD))