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Occurred : 9/3/2004 21:30 (Entered as : 09/03/2004 21:30)
Reported: 9/8/2004 9:43:58 AM 09:43
Posted: 9/9/2004
Location: Dripping Springs, TX
Shape: Circle
Duration:4 seconds
I believe this to be natural so I could have the wrong web site. From my vantage point, the bright light seemed to be stationary burning bright for two to three seconds then fading. It was near directly overhead: two fists to the south one fist to the east.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. We suspect the event was caused by the "flare" from an Iridium satellite. The data for the event can be accessed at the URL shown below, and the data for "flares" visible from the witness location are shown below, as well:

http://www.heavens-above.com/iridium.asp?lat=30.190&lng=-98.086&alt=349&loc=Dripping+Springs&TZ=CST&Date=38232.6253333333&Dur=2


02 Sep 21:34:39 -0 49° 115° (ESE) 41.9 km (W) -8 Iridium 4
03 Sep 05:44:30 -1 17° 13° (NNE) 46.4 km (W) -6 Iridium 3
03 Sep 21:28:38 -8 48° 116° (ESE) 4.5 km (W) -8 Iridium 19

PD))