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Occurred : 8/16/2017 23:07 (Entered as : 08/16/17 23:07)
Reported: 8/16/2017 10:29:27 PM 22:29
Posted: 8/17/2017
Location: Bayshore, NY
Shape: Light
Duration:<1 minute
What appeared to be a stationary star its light intensified brightly & then got dim as it moved with incredible speed across the sky

8/16/17 23:07 I was looking up between the Vega and Hercules. (I was sky watching) Whatever it was it was stationary between them. It looked just like a star at first, but what caught my eye was the fact that its light intensity was fluctuating at around five to six seconds intervals.

I thought at first it was probably the atmosphere causing the light fluctuation. It did this for approximately 30 seconds. But suddenly it got incredibly bright and it appeared to be getting larger and changing shape slightly as the light intensified.

It slowly started moving to the east while its was intensely bright. Then approximately three seconds later, it got dimmer and its speed suddenly increased to an incredible speed across the sky in the same direction. I lost site of it over the horizon.