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Occurred : 9/12/2000 23:30 (Entered as : 09/12/00 23:30:00)
Reported: 9/27/2000 10:46
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Raymore, MO
Shape: Light
Duration:~20 seconds
Strange ball of light moving erratically.

I live in the country with no street lights or buildings to obscure or mess with my vision. I was driving to work (Emergency Call) and I saw a round and extremely bright light suddenly switch on kind of like if you were in a dark room and someone 10 feet away turned on a flashlight and moved it. It looked to be at least a few miles away from me - my viewing angle must have been ~45 degrees. It didn't show a beam in any direction (not from the ground, and no beam emitted from the light in any direction). It was just a round ball of light. It made a quick move in the shape of a "J." Then it switched off. It turned back on again a few seconds later and did a "Z" and then turned off. Seconds later it switched back on, did another upward "Z" and I never saw it again. It never left any sort of trail or tail indicating a meteor. I had even rolled my window down to see if I could hear anything but I was either too far a way to hear or it just didn't make a sound. It was just wierd. Nothing around me or in the car could have done this. It certainly didn't look like a spotlight. There were no clouds around to bounce a light off of anyway. I'm not a crack headed country yocal either. I am an educated professional. I have all of my own teeth too! I just saw a very odd light in the sky that oddly did not have any beam to or from it. I will speak with anyone about it - ((e-address deleted))