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Occurred : 9/8/2014 21:40 (Entered as : 09/081/14 21:40)
Reported: 9/8/2014 8:15:54 PM 20:15
Posted: 9/10/2014
Location: Muskogee, OK
Shape: Unknown
Duration:5 seconds
What looked like a typical satellite flashed and disappeared.

Looking west, I saw a non-flashing white light that I thought to be a satellite heading from north to south at a steady, typical pace for objects in orbit.

I watched this light for about 5 seconds before it became extremely bright and then disappeared.

I am confident that this was not a meteor/meteorite as I have seen them before on many occasions.

This honestly looked like a regular satellite until it flashed - maybe twice the size and brightness of Venus on a winter morning - then was gone. I have no idea what it was.

((NUFORC Note: Probable "flare" from "Iridium" satellite? PD))