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Occurred : 10/27/2001 23:59 (Entered as : 10/27/2001 24:00)
Reported: 11/18/2001 9:57:41 PM 21:57
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Skipperville, AL
Shape: Formation
Duration:as long as we watched
3 oddly moving stars

It was late at night and some of my friends and I were looking at constellations. My wife pointed out to me a "moving star". I noticed it and told her it was a satellite and resumed my star-gazing. In a very short time, 1 or 2 minutes, she said it "changed directions very quickly". I then started watching the object. The object seemed extremely high in the atmosphere. It would move in one steady direction, then, as if it were tired of doing that, it would take a quick 90 degree turn in another direction. Then one of my friends noticed another object, then another. There were now a total of 3 moving "stars". They roamed around a bit going one direction then another. They would also be moving east, then immediately go 180 degrees towards the west. They then seemed to group in a very large triangle after about 10 minutes of our observance. When they finally were in the triangle formation, they would move back and forth very rapidly from east to west in the 180 degree fashion. I am not gullable, nor do I jump to conclusions. This was the FIRST ufo sighting I have ever witnessed. It was very odd and I now have chills reporting this. The only theory I have come up with in the past 3 weeks since the incident is that they were some sort of military craft like a star-wars anti-missile(ICBM) craft. Food for thought:Sattellites do not move like that because they would need fuel to propel themselves, right?