|Occurred : 9/30/2010 22:30 (Entered as : 09/30/10 22:30)
Reported: 10/2/2010 9:25:02 AM 09:25
Location: Monticello, GA
Duration:approx. 30 sec.
|singular light running across the sky too fast for satelight and too slow for shooting star with no blinking lights.
About 36 hours ago, I was standing out in my front yard of my new farm. I was reading "The Old Farmers Almanac" and it said to look in the southern sky at nite to get a fantastic view of the planet Jupiter, as it is the brightest lite in the sky at this time of this year. I stood and easily found it. I called my wife outside to look at it. We admired the bright planet for a few minutes and went back inside.
Later that nite at about 10:30-11:00 pm., I went outside to investigate what I thought were some dangerously close coyotees, (I have 2 dogs and 3 cats). When realizing that there was no apparent danger I looked up again to take another look at Jupiter when I noticed a rather quick moving light going across the sky heading in a straight line (north-by-northeast I would say).
Normally, I would think nothing of it as Atlanta is a huge airway and we occassionally see aircraft in the area. However, this light (as I pointed out to my wife), had no signal lights or other identifying features. It was moving too quickly to be a satelight (as I have seen them before). It didn't look like a shooting star as it was moving to slow for that. It also had no tail.
The best way I and my wife can discribe it is a far off light moving quickly from horizon to horizon in a staight line much like an aircraft would do, but without any other tell-tale blinking lights. Until the day I die I suppose I will always wonder what that was two nites ago.