Location of Sighting: Lincoln City, Oregon
Date of Sighting: June 23, 2017
Time of Sighting: 9:06 PM PDT
Description: This was taken at Road’s End State Park, Lincoln City, OR, Friday, June 23, 2017 just after sunset at 9:06 PM. The streak just hovered, then slowly moved across the sky. It was to the west, I think. (I’m not good with directions.) At first I thought it was a comet, but it was moving way too slow. Then, I thought maybe it could be a plane or a jet streak, but it was just hovering before moving. After that, I just gave up trying to identify it. It moved slowly across the sky before fading in about 6 or 7 minutes. I didn’t time it. I just watched it. Sorry I don’t have any more information.
Note: The photo appears to show an aircraft with a short contrail over the Pacific Ocean. The short contrail could be the result of a dry atmospheric resulting in evaporation of the contrail shortly after formation. However, the witness stated that the “streak” hovered and then moved. This casts some doubt on this explanation.Note to Commenters: If you are reporting a sighting, be sure to include the location (city, state, country), date and time of your sighting. Be detailed in your description. You may also use our report form to report your sighting. Comments will only be published if they are in "good taste" and not inflammatory. Also the name that you list in the comment will be posted. Use abbreviations or aliases if you don't want your name listed.