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Occurred : 6/19/2012 22:00 (Entered as : 06/19/2012 22:00)
Reported: 6/20/2012 8:57:14 AM 08:57
Posted: 6/20/2012
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 minutes
Slowly moved across the sky from west to east over SE Portland. Bright light, which was clearly visible (as bright or brighter than the brightest stars in the sky at the time).

Object had the same speed as a low-level aircraft, but no navigation lights, and the objects brightness stayed constant as it passed overhead and far to the east of observation point.

When still well above the horizon, but miles from the observation point, the object started to dim fairly quickly, then disappeared (this was ~5 minutes after first sighting the object to the west and travelling over my house). Suspect it was a meteor, but…


((NUFORC Note: We suspect a sighting of the ISS. PD))