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Occurred : 8/11/2011 09:15 (Entered as : 08/1111 09:15)
Reported: 8/15/2011 8:29:13 PM 20:29
Posted: 8/21/2011
Location: Trafford, PA
Shape: Other
Duration:3 min.
Intense ball of bright white light fly-over Trafford, PA.

The object appeared as a round, intense white light (brighter than daylight which is measured as 6400 degrees calvin). Estimated about 12-15,000 ft., moving from southwest to north east, night sky was clear. I was first to see it travelling in a straight line, perpendicular to any plane routes, no audible sound, no vapor trail. There was a plane much higher, which was a spec and I could see a slight vapor trail. My wife saw it, too, but said it must be a plane. But, there were no lights or flashers, just intense bright light. I observed it through a pair of 7X35 (358ft. at 1000 yds.) binoculars. It was the size of the head-of-a-pin. It flew over, stopped a split second and resumed on course until out of sight. As it got further away there still were no indication of marker lights/flashers. No photos.