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Occurred : 9/23/2002 21:00 (Entered as : 09 /23/02 21:00)
Reported: 9/30/2002 12:24:49 AM 00:24
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Lebanon Jct., KY
Shape: Egg
Very bright white flash of light high in the sky moving south fadding out as it went over Kentucky.

I was standing outside looking into the southern sky around 8:30 to 9:00pm. {I've always been a star watcher} When a very bright flash of white light appeared over my head slightly to the southeast.When I first seen it out of the corner of my eye. It was so bright it cause me to involuntarily flinch or like duck a little. It was like in the instant I was seeing it out of the corner of my eye it was like it had been closer to me causing me to duck. when I turned my eyes to it. It looked about the size of a penny held at arms length but very high in the sky. the flash kind of looked like a arc flash from a welder but very large brightwhite and high. As I watched it it slowly faded and moved to the south dimming as it went. as it dimmed it seamed to have a elongated egg shape and about the same bluish color as a star. also when it was dimmer it appeared to be among the stars way up in the firmament. From where I first seen it to where it faded out completely and was gone. With a rule held at arms length it moved like three inches across the sky. It all lasted about five seconds. I'm a 45 year old male and have always liked watching the stars. I've seen Jupiter and it's moons, Saturn and it's rings, mars, and VENUS, many shooting stars satellites And also some kind of large space junk burning up in the atmosphere and it was none of the above!

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))