I wasn't sure where to post this, but this seemed like the most appropriate forum. Even though I'm not claiming it was a flying saucer we saw lol In fact, I have no idea what it was, so I'd like to see what you guys think.
I just remembered something random my boyfriend and I saw on August 14th 2010. We were sitting outside, looking at the stars (not one cloud in sight), when we noticed a really bright one. I thought it was the north star, but I really don't know jack about stars lol Anyway, all of a sudden it just ... went out. Completely disappeared as if the light had been switched off. We were like WTF?!
It definitely wasn't a plane because we had been staring at it for more than a minute, discussing how bright it was and stuff, and it was not moving or flickering at all. And like I said, there were no clouds at all.
The end of August is generally the best time for meteor showers, so I don't know if this may have had something to do with it? It wasn't a shooting star though. I'm just curious if anyone here would be able to explain what we saw lol
I was taking random pictures of an old tree before we looked at the sky. I just went through all my pictures, and the "star" (or whatever it was) accidentally made it in one picture! yay The last 3 are cropped so you can see better.
And here's the photo cropped at it's original size (not zoomed in):
Someone suggested that it may have been a satellite. But I've never seen one before, so I have no idea what it's supposed to look like. Does that look like it could be it? Like I said, it wasn't moving at all, and not flickering either. It was just there in the sky for well over a minute, and then *poof* it was gone.