Last night or technically sat morning at 12:15 am I was in my back yard letting my dogs out and I was looking at the sky as I always do. I havnt seen
anything unusual for about a year but that was about to change. It was a clear sky as I looked to the west with no clouds in play. As I looked at a
very bright star (Arcturus possibily) another bright star appeared out of nowhere for 2 seconds and then dissapeared and after 5 seconds it happened
again and then a third time exactly the same way. I watched for another 10 minutes and it never appeared again. I cannot figure out what I saw and was
wondering if anyone could help. What can do that?
Dont know.. sounds conventionally unexplainable, ive seen a number of anomalies recently as well, bought a telescope a few weeks back and must have
seen at least 6 things that i couldnt explain, best one was a light that tracked across the sky for about a mile at fairly high speed, it blinked out
3 times then disapeered, will never forget it
This has happened to me as well near Menwith Hill in North Yorkshire .
We turned a corner and saw what appeared to be a very large star to our right .
It stayed stationary and out of nowhere a second and third appeared !!
It was'nt until they moved towards each other that we realised we were witnessing UFO activity.
They can hover for long periods of time and are completely silent.
And initially look like stars which is what you describe
I suppose any metallic object catching the Sun is going to reflect light
according to how reflective it is.Something tumbling in high orbit,(and there are plenty of those now) will give the on/off effect if it has a greater
reflective surface on a particular part of it than the rest,most of the things I have seen like that will eventually fade from your point of view.
I'm not sure if what I saw was an Irridium flare because of 1 thing: didnt move just flashed on and off 3 times and looked like a star as in single
point of light. Or am I wrong? Could an Irridum flare look like that. It sounds like they move with a tail?
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