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Occurred : 3/13/2002 18:30 (Entered as : 03/13/02 1830)
Reported: 3/25/2002 3:27:49 PM 15:27
Posted: 4/8/2002
Location: Puerto Penasco / N. Sea of Cortez (Mexico),
Shape: Light
Duration:5 minutes
very bright light with huge triangular vapor trail emitting from the bottom of the light source

about 15 minutes prior to dusk, first witnessed a dim light in the NW sky at about 45 degrees above the horizon; immediately a tremendous white vapor began emitting from the bottom of the light in a huge triange shapped cloud. The light was the source and became incredibly bright as the vapor continued to grow and expand from the light in a perfect triange. I can't estimate the distance to the object, but 50 miles might be a close guesstimate. The light continued to get brighter and continued to gain in size while emitting this gas vapor - the light then travelled in a vertical direction gaining speed at an incredible rate, the light seemed to veer upward and vaporize while the gas vapor triangular cloud remained, much like a contrail. The vapor disapated at a slow rate, but much faster that the evaporation of a contrail...more like dry ice vapor. Within a few minutes of disapearance of the light, the vapor vanished. No sound was heard.