Re: strange light

From: KD7JYK DM09 (
Date: Tue Sep 24 2013 - 19:55:50 UTC

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    : just based on the description "red light, got very bright, fading to green
    : and silver" sound much like a satellite flare... flare as in seeing the
    : reflection of the sun off of the satellite's solar panels... i think flare
    : fits this situation because it was much slower than a flash or glint...
    Years ago a friend and his wife told me a similar story.  At the time they 
    were North-West of the Tonopah Test Range looking West.  The lights appeared 
    to rise slowly over a several minute period.  The moon was up and near full, 
    the lights were large and extremely bright.
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