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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 7/26/2017 00:05 (Entered as : 07/26/2017 00:05)
Reported: 7/26/2017 12:42:11 AM 00:42
Location: Bellingham, WA
Duration: 15 seconds
Characteristics: The object changed color
|Looked like a standard satellite in orbit that suddenly became larger took on a very bright yellow glow, faded and changed direction.
We were sitting on the deck just after midnight. Very clear skies, observing stars. Spotted what appeared to be a satellite, very high up, moving from south to northeast. Observed for several seconds.
Object suddenly lit up very brightly, a yellow white light, lasted for several seconds then went back to the pale light it was when first sighted and took a sharp turn west and disappeared.
Neither of us have ever seen anything like it.
No we weren't drunk or stoned.
If I didn't think it was quite remarkable, I wouldn't have bothered to find this website and write this report.