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http://www.heavens-above.com/ (This website also will tell you when other satellites like the ISS and Hubble will be visible) http://www.heavens-above.com/ (This website also will tell you when other satellites like the ISS and Hubble will be visible)
-Around 9:14 on Sept 2 there was and Iridium flare in the north that should have been visible to you in Sunnyvale.  So that is my best guess at what you saw.  However, normally one can tell that satellites are moving. Perhaps the short time that it was visible made it appear to be stationary.+Around 9:14 on Sept 2 there was and Iridium flare in the north that should have been visible to you.  So that is my best guess at what you saw.  However, normally one can tell that satellites are moving. Perhaps the short time that it was visible made it appear to be stationary.
I hope this helps clarify a little.  Thanks for your question. I hope this helps clarify a little.  Thanks for your question.
-Katherine -Katherine
 
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