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Occurred : 2/17/2004 05:35 (Entered as : 02/17/04 5:35)
Reported: 2/17/2004 6:48:00 AM 06:48
Posted: 3/2/2004
Location: Renton, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:1.5 to 2 seconds
bright star burst in norther sky at 60 degrees above horizon at around 5:35am on 2-17-04

Very bright light in the north sky about 60 degrees above the horizon caught my attention as I was unlocking my car. At first a thought it was a planet. I quickly glanched back up when I realized that it could not be a planet because it was not in the right place in the sky. AS I watched it went from a "star burst" 1/8 to 1/4 inch in diameter to nothing. It slowly faded out.

The sky was mostly clear as I watched. A few clouds were drifting by at the time.

Dozens of stars were visible at the time.

A light haze(clouds) appeared around the light as it flared brighter then faded away.