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Occurred : 9/18/2020 21:11 (Entered as : 9/18/21 21:11)
Reported: 3/20/2021 9:39:45 AM 09:39
Posted: 3/31/2021
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Shape: Oval
Duration: 1 minute
On September 18th at 9:11, I was sky watching and talking to my friend in Indiana about what we were observing in the sky that evening. I noticed a satellite moving through the bottom of the Bootes constellation located off the panhandle of the Big Dipper. I continued to watch that same spot and noticed an extremely high, dull orange, fuzzy-edged, oval shaped object move through the center of the 'star ring' in Bootes. It was impossible to estimate the height of this object but it seemed to be extremely high, possibly 40-70,000' moving very fast for that altitude. It was not bright and anyone that was not focused on that part of the sky would not have seen it. After the first object passed, I continue to watch that spot and another object exactly the same and on the same trajectory passed through also 3 seconds later. Continuing to watch that spot, I counted 21 objects move through on exactly the same flight path, three seconds apart, except that one object ! moved through at a slightly higher flight path. I was still on the phone with my friend and counted them out loud to him. I continued to watch the Bootes constellation but no other objects passed through while I was observing.