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Occurred : 9/23/2000 20:53 (Entered as : 09/23/00 2053)
Reported: 10/12/2000 12:26
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Sandy, UT
Shape: Triangle
Duration:20 seconds
Triangular shaped, with an extremely white light all the way around it's borders.

A friend and I were stargazing in her back yard, sitting in some lawn chairs. I had my head tilted back, watching a satellite that had just passed out of view. Into my filed of sight entered an extremely bright light. I told my friend, "Look at that bright satellite!", which was ridiculous because it was way too bright to be a satellite. It looked to be extremely high, and was moving at about the same speed of a satellite, faster than any jet could go. It was lit up with an extremely bright white light. Upon looking at it closely, it appeared to be a triangular shaped craft with the white light around it's borders. It was going from the northwest to the southeast above Salt Lake county. It started going behind a tree...I told my friend I was going to get up to check it out before it went behind the Wasatch Range (mountains), but before I could even get out of my seat, it took off at a rate of speed so fast that it basically vanished before my eyes, and I made sure I didn't take my eyes off of it. It was one of the most intense colors of bright white I have ever seen, no strobe or any other colors. My friend was going to report this, but never found the time, so I thought I'd do it, that's why it's coming in late.