NUFORC UFO Sighting 2712

Occurred: 1997-09-19 21:00 Local
Reported: 1997-10-10 00:00 Pacific
Duration: 1-2 min
No of observers: 4

Location: Seattle, WA, USA

Shape: other

Summary : On the night described above, We were getting ready to leave a freind's house in West Seattle. I was the first one out the door. While the others were still inside I looked up at the stars for no particular reason. In the northwest sky, just above the big dipper I noticed about 6 orange amber dots in a V formation moving north above the big dipper. I told the others "hey come check this out". One dot in the V seemed to be moving in towards one leg then back out, yet keeping pace with the formation. We moved to the backyard to get a better look. As this formation started to fade it seemed to rotate into a circle formation just before disappearing. The formation definitely seemed as though it was very far away (not in our atmosphere), and possibly leaving our planet. I have seen shooting stars and satellites many times before. This was not one of them.

Posted 1999-01-28

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