|Occurred : 8/20/2016 21:52 (Entered as : 08/20/16 21:52)
Reported: 8/20/2016 7:15:30 PM 19:15
Location: Burlington, NJ
|Object appears, brightens then disappear in night sky.
At approximitely 9:53pm, on the night of August 20, 2016, I went out back of my house to smoke a cigarette and looked up to the sky, as I always do. As I looked I saw a dim light move across the sky, and at first I thought it was a satellite which I have seen numerous times. As I continued to watch the object it suddenly became very bright as if a spotlight was turned on, only to dissapear into the sky as if it was never there. The total sighting took around 15 seconds, while the brightest part before it disappeared lasted about 5 seconds. The best description I can give on the location would be straight above the moon's current location and traveling in a horizontal direction.
((NUFORC Note: Possible Iridium satellite? PD))