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Occurred : 9/18/2005 21:00 (Entered as : 09/18/2005 21:00)
Reported: 9/20/2005 12:31:36 PM 12:31
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Lynchburg, VA
Shape: Cigar
Duration:about 15 seconds
maybe sighting of ISS?

Sitting in my back yard I observed a cigar shaped light gliding slowly along in the sky. It was not blinking and was very bright and moving pretty slowly. There was an airplane (jet) in the sky at the same time and it's light was blinking and was nowhere near the size as this light...that is how I could tell that it was not an aircraft. I figure maybe it was a sighting of the International Space Station? Anyway, it disappeared into the clouds but the brightness could still be seen for a few more seconds thru the clouds. That is how bright it was. And compared to the plane that was in the sky at the same time it was significantly larger than the plane and definitely a cigar shape...longer than a jet (from grounds-eye)and much, much brighter.