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Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/18/1999 21:00 (Entered as : 09/18/99 21:00)
Reported: 9/18/1999 22:32
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Shape: Circle
Duration:all night
There was a bright light that slowly traveled across the sky above Philadelphia heading West.

I saw a bright light over the buildings in Philadelphia aroun 9pm. It looked stationary although it was slowly ans steadily moving. At first it appeared so low I thought it might be a blimp. But there were no flashing lights, just one bright light like a giant star. I checked out the other lights in the sky and plane lights were way too weak and swo were the few stars I could see. I got a telescope out (the usual home telescope) and managed to get a look at it close up - as did 8 friends of mine. We all agreed we could not idetnify the light. Through the telescope the light looked like a perfect white circle kind of fuzzy and slight red hues on the top and blue hues on the bottom. The edges appeared to change slightly so sometimes it looked liked an egg. At first it disappeared and reappeard a couple times but once it was higher up in the sky it became brighter and it's been there all night traveling West.