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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/29/2000 21:00 (Entered as : 6/29/00 21:00)
Reported: 6/30/2000 00:37
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Shape: Sphere
Duration:4 seconds
Light over minneapolis

I was driving home from work at 9p.m. I peripherly saw a light so I looked up and what I saw was a round light about a mile away similar to a shooting star that had entered earths atmosphere, but it did not break up, it stayed the same. It went down to the ground very fast. I estimate the altitude at about 5000 feet above ground level. It must have been going over a thousand miles per hour. I thought maybe it was a firework, being the july fourth weekend. However, I did not see any fireworks in the area before or after the sighting. To me, this was a ufo. It is possible that this is explainable, and not out of this world, but it traveled faster than anything manmade (airplane, etc.)