APOD: How to Identify that Light in the Sky (2021 Nov 14)

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Re: APOD: How to Identify that Light in the Sky (2021 Nov 14)

Post by neufer » Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:22 pm

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waterfeller wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:01 pm
Many years ago I watched a full moon rising in early evening. Suddenly, there was a bright white light about the size of bright Venus in the Moon's south east quadrant. After several seconds, my only thought was "OMG, they have nuked the Moon." I watched transfixed for 15-20 seconds as it got slightly brighter but no apparent motion relative to the Moon. Then it disappeared suddenly. After another 10-15 seconds I could just make out the silhouette of a light airplane moving slowly to the east. It must have been flying directly toward me with landing lights on before slightly altering course and turning off the lights.
Did they wave at you :?:
Art Neuendorffer