Bright star (??) near north celestrial pole

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Bright star (??) near north celestrial pole

Postby AstroChris » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:42 pm

Hey everyone!
This evening we sat outside and watched Jupiter pop into existence on the beautiful summer like sky.
As the first star appeared out of the azure blue sky we observed a very bright.... Star? A steady stellar like object slightly easy from north. It was brighter than the brightest star and didn't move. Then it vanished.

Any clues? Can geostationary satellites be that bright?

Greetings
Chris

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