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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/22/2008 23:55 (Entered as : 10/22/08 23:55)
Reported: 10/29/2008 4:22:21 PM 16:22
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Western PA (enroute to OH), PA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 4-5 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail
fast flying object leaving a trail

We stopped at a rest stop in far west Pennsylvania on our way to Youngstown ohio. My friend was inside the rest stop building.

I was stretching my legs and and happened to be looking into the sky. An object sped from the northeast to the southwest in a straight line. It covered the entire viewing area in 4 or 5 seconds. It moved so fast that it appeared to leave a trail (or maybe that was just an illusion because of the speed of this object.) It was much larger than a shooting star would appear to be. The fact that it flew in a straight line, lasted the entire length of my view of the sky, flew much faster than a shooting star would appear too, and seemed to be in our atmosphere caused me to rule out the notion that it was a star.

The color seemed to be somewhere between yellow and orange...but not white.