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Occurred : 8/16/2002 20:35 (Entered as : 8/16/02 20:35)
Reported: 8/22/2002 11:50:35 AM 11:50
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Moclips, OR
Shape: Light
Duration:35 minutes
Me, my wife and kids went to Ocean Shores and rented a condo in the town of Moclips. At around 8:20 I noticed what appeared to be the brightest, lowest star that I'd ever seen. I asked my wife what she thought it was and she said it was a star or an airplane that didn't fly. I then asked her if she'd ever seen a star that low as it appeared to be just above the horizon of the ocean. She said no. She said that if in an hour its gone we should get suspicious. An hour later it wasn't gone, but had changed to a very small orange dot and ten minutes later it was gone. If anyone has an explanation to what this was we'd like to hear from you.

((NUFORC Note: We suspect that Venus may be the explanation. PD))