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Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/14/2000 23:00 (Entered as : 07/14/00 23:00)
Reported: 7/15/2000 17:46
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Olympia, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:1-2 seconds
Unexplained bright light at satellite level which did not conform to ordinary sky sightings.

At satellite level a light shown from dim to bright over a 1-2 second period, becoming extraordinarily bright and then immediately blinking out. The object was not observed until it began to change intensity so no pattern of movement was observed beforehand. The phenomena was unlike a meteor (which rapidly streaks) or a satellite moving evenly across the night sky. Since the light covered no distance in the sky a possible explanation would be that something under some degree of control (?) passed through the sun's light as the object either exited or enter the earth's atmosphere. This idea parallels video tapes on television which seem to spotlight mysterious objects in the earth's high atmosphere. This UFO report is similar to other website reports of objects at satellite/star level.