Location: Wichita, KS, USA
Duration: 1-2 seconds
No of observers: 1
Reported: 2000-02-20 00:00:00 Pacific
Posted: 2000-02-23 00:00:00
Characteristics: Lights on object
I was lying on my pool deck when out of my peripheral vision I saw three lights, about the orange glow of a cigarette and maybe 1ft. diam moving from the SE to the NW. I could see no body of the craft, just the lights. It made no sound and moved from the SE to NW as fast as I could turn my head and watch.
I live just north of a commercial airport and just NW of a major military airport(B-1's and KC 135 tankers). I was simply observing the stars on a relatively clear night, when out of the corner of my eye came this object with three circles glowing about the color orange of a cigarette ember. There was no sound and no visible body, but it passed overhead to the NW, at maybe 800-1000 ft. as fast as I could turn my head. I had 17 hours of solo time in a private plane when I was 16 yrs. old and have always been enthused by aircraft and the space program. I am also an amateur astronomer and just love looking at the sky at night.This is not something I imagined.
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