Around 0400 mountain time, i saw an object streaking across the sky from my room. it looked like a thin cylinder or a comet tail. i stood up to see it, but it looked unfamiliar when getting a better look. it seemed to glow or give off a bright essence. my room faces north, and while observing it facing north/northeast, the object moved across the sky toward the east within seconds. it wasn't a plane, and it was moving too fast and was far too low to be a satellite. it had to have started from the west, for it was continuing east from the moment i saw it till it went out of sight.