|Occurred : 4/3/2018 00:20 (Entered as : 04/03/2018 00:20)
Reported: 4/3/2018 8:01:39 AM 08:01
Location: Lavonia, GA
|Very very slow moving lights, traveled a small distance, very high in the sky, lasted about 5 minutes.
March 3, 12:20 AM EST Was outside smoking my last cigarette for the day, when I noticed multiple flare type flashes almost straight up in the sky. I see planes all the time as I am in between two major "flight paths" coming and going out of Atlanta. The altitude of this "flash" was well above that and almost could be considered a star. I am also aware of the regular flashing running lights on aircraft. This was not an aircraft.
I am also fairly certain it was not an irridium flare. As this flashing started at a certain point in the sky and was moving very very slowly compare to aircraft. It lasted about five minutes, with flashes about every 10-30 seconds, and did not travel very far in the sky before the flashing stopped. There was no pattern to the flashing other than it was very brilliant and was a slow flash or flare type light. Not the blinking type lights on aircraft. It flashed over ten times in time period I witnessed this event. Distance traveled from start to finish would be the length of your index finger if you held it up to the sky.
I am not an astronomer or science guy of any kind, as you can tell. I go outside to smoke to keep from smelling up the house and bother the rest of my family. At night, there is nothing outside to look at but the sky. So, I see planes all the time along with shooting stars and I believe I saw a satellite one time on the horizon. It did not flash and was moving quickly and steadily.