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Occurred : 11/23/2003 18:30 (Entered as : 11/23/2003 18:30)
Reported: 11/23/2003 6:45:07 PM 18:45
Posted: 11/26/2003
Location: Muskogee, OK
Shape: Light
Duration:2-3 min
Star like,very large and extremely bright

I am at my Father-in-laws and stepped outside to smoke a cigarette. I go to the back fence to pet the dog then turn around and look up to the sky as is my habit.I like to look at the stars every night I can. I see what at first is a extremely bright star with a magnitude similar to Sirius but actually brighter. I am thinking to myself that it should'nt be there when I notice it's moving from south to north.I'm thinking this is impossible. So I step inside the door and holler at my Father-in-law and tell him he has got to come out and look at this. He is a total non believer in anything such as UFO's and the like. He comes out and I point it out to him. I ask him "what do you think it is"? We agree it is definitly not a plane(no sound) but it looks just like a giant star. He says maybe it's a satellite but I have saw them before and I don't think so.It's too big and too bright. We watch it until it goes out of sight.He goes back in and about a minute or so after it disappeared I heard and saw a jet on a course that could be like it was keeping an eye on the thing.One more thing my father in law mentioned that he thought he could see like a tail on it.I have better eyesight than him but who knows.