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Occurred : 11/12/2000 23:15 (Entered as : 11/12/00 2315)
Reported: 11/13/2000 13:57
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Lynchburg, VA
Shape: Light
Duration:8 minutes
Extremely bright light stationary then slowly moving easterly over skyline of blue ridge mountains.

Extremely bright white light stationary over the Blue Ridge Mountains to the North of my position. Object EXTREMELY bright as if Magnesium burning. Began slow movement Easterly along the mountain skyline. Lost sight due to building blocking further view. Intensity of light fluctuated consistant with magnesium burning. No pulsations observed with periodic intervals. Intensity so great that it illuminated the skyline of the mountains within a couple degree arc.