|Occurred : 3/9/2004 17:45 (Entered as : 03/09/2004 17:45)
Reported: 3/9/2004 11:18:21 PM 23:18
Location: Seattle, WA
|A cluster of bright pulsing lights over downtown Seattle.
A cluster of lights were seen over Seattle at about 17:45. Somewhat hard to see because of city lights and light cloud formation. Looked like many stars grouped together, it seemed to be very high up and could not be seen sometimes by cloud coverage. When not obscured by clouds there was a pulsing of the lights and it traveled from over Seattle to over the Olympic Mountains. It lasted about 2 hours before it was blocked from view. I first saw it as I was walking through a dark part of a downtown park (between Pike and Pine at Boren). When I got to my apartment I told my neighbor about it and we went outside to see it. Only had binoculars and when viewed through them you could see distinct bright lights like the head beams of an oncoming car. Viewing it from downtown Seattle was hard because of all the city lights. There were many aircrafts flying in the general area perhaps one of those had a better view. Would like to know if anyone else saw this or not. It did seem extremly high up and probably not noticed by any one because of the clouds. When not blocked it was more noticable.
((NUFORC Note: Given the length of the sighting, we wonder whether the witness might have been looking at a celestial body. PD))