|Occurred : 8/9/2014 19:51 (Entered as : 08/09/2014 19:51:00)
Reported: 8/10/2014 10:49:26 PM 22:49
Location: Vancouver, WA
|Rotating glinting swarm at high altitude.
Looking westward the first sighting was a black dot to the naked eye at appprox 60 degrees above ground level, almost as small a dot as the eye could see, blue sky with just some wispy cirrus clouds way up.
Then a flash of reflected light off two solar panel type things as it rotated gave it a sense of being a satellite but then twenty to thirty more of the tiny tiny flashes of rotating panel type things in a swarm made us realize it was maybe low enough to be in the blowing wind, then maybe they were balloons? but they didn't move all in the same direction, though all were going geographically south.
They seemed to school like fiish would.
Based on the glint of light.
Then, here were two more straight above us with yet that peculiar effect of almost leaving a dash of jet contail on their movement. But moving away also south like drifting with the others.
The distance south is what seemed to remove them from view though we could see 747's leaving contrail further south, so either they were tiny drone size in a lower swarm or way higher.
Is it possible for a cross-section of the opposite night sky, say, New York City in the dark on the opposite coast, to projecti itself and satellites onto our sky our cirrus clouds in the west? If you took a pin-hole camera of the eastern night sky view and projected it and every one of 30 satellites thru the pinhole onto our daylight sky that's what it could have been.