|Occurred : 10/11/1999 21:30 (Entered as : 10/11/99 09:30)
Reported: 11/8/1999 08:07
Location: Augusta, KS
|Object was at 45 degrees above southern horizon. Being stationary for 5 mins. and then executed some right angle maneuvers. Focal distance of parabolic telescope was between 500 and 1000 miles approximately. object excellerated and was lost from view.
((NUFORC Note: Witness observed same object that was being viewed at the same time from Missouri and Arkansas, and perhaps from Texas, as well. During telephone conversations, witness, a very experienced amateur astronomer, suggested that the object might have been much farther from earth than indicated here, as measured by the position of the focus knob on his telescope.))