Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Single Bright Light/Object Spotted In The Sky From Rossland British Columbia

Date:  August 7, 2012
Time:  Approx: 9:30 p.m.

Number of witnesses: 2
Number of Objects: 1
Shape of Objects: Round.

Full Description of Event/Sighting: Hi Brian, it was just getting dark and I was outside sweeping the patio when I looked up into the sky and saw a single large bright light that was moving. It had the appearance of a star and in size and it was about a third larger than Venus.

It was in the eastern sky on a fairly low straight trajectory heading north, moving at a slower pace than an airplane (comparing it to the flights in and out of the local airport, also it was not on the same flight path).

I had the impression that the light was not too far away in the sky. Way too big to be a satellite and much too low. I'm not sure how many degrees off the horizon (it's mountainous here), but it wasn't too much higher than the tall trees higher up the block to the east.
It was very quiet outside and the object made no sound at all. It seemed to be almost gliding. I quickly ran into the house to retrieve my binoculars and ran back outside to get a closer look, but was unable to detect anything other than the light itself and within a few minutes it was obscured by the trees.

During my observation I saw a passerby and asked them if they could see what I was seeing, and the person confirmed what I saw and admitted there was no sound and also wondered what it was.

I have seen this same thing here twice in the last 5 years in the summertime, but failed to note the exact time and date, at which times the light was travelling E/NE the one time and south to north the other time.

By the way, last year an acquaintance told me that they saw several hovering blue lights here several years ago, they weren't exactly sure of the date. This person looked out their window one night (window faces west) and saw 2 rows of 4 lights each, one row above the other that weren't moving and were in front of the mountain, not above it.

They seemed to be over an area where there are no roads or houses. This person was somewhat spooked about this event and closed their curtains, not wishing to tell anyone until it came upin a conversation.

Thanks Brian for this site and all the interesting reports that you have posted over the years.

If you have seen anything like this in the same area please be kind enough to contact Brian Vike at: with the details of your sighting. All personal information is kept confidential.
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1 comment:

  1. Saw the same light over Courtenay BC heading east. I noticed it because my neighbours where outside pointing at it. This would have been just after 10pm PST