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Occurred : 8/23/2003 17:00 (Entered as : 08/23/03 17:00)
Reported: 8/25/2003 5:05:02 PM 17:05
Posted: 8/28/2003
Location: Reno, NV
Shape: Light
Duration:45 minutes
Multiple objects over Reno

We were coming back from shopping and I was getting some groceries out of the car. I happened to look up and saw 2 stationary lights in the sky. Both had the appearance of a star (about the brightness of Jupiter at night) and were roughly a few miles apart (best guess). Neither had any color, the same color as starlight. Common sense told me that they couldn't have been stars during broad daylight so out of curiosity I stood there and watched. My first thought was that they were balloons very high up, but as I stood there and the minutes rolled by, I seriously doubted that as neither one had moved whatsoever. I noticed, to my amazement, that the light closest to me had a very tiny light flying in circles rapidly around it. That disappeared and the two lights just sat there motionless. Neither of the two bright ones moved at all during this time. I put the groceries away and came back out about 3-4 minutes later and noticed that the light that was farthest away had moved farther east of the other. Neither was moving but I know for a fact that the one had moved while I was in the house, it was visibly noticable. I sat watching for about 10 more minutes and nothing. I found a pair of binoculars and had a look... both looked like stars... very high up and a simple dot of light, just like a star would look. I went back in the house... and about 5 minutes later, curiosity got the best of me so I stepped back outside to have a look. Both lights had completly vanished but there were about 4(?) very tiny lights flying around... all very small and much dimmer then the two before. Hard to believe, but they were flying around each other... kind of a dogfight and I had the feeling that they were very high up. As I watched they all kind of just faded and that was it. Needless to say, I had a hard time processing what my eyes were seeing. Anyway, there you have it.. thanks and had to tell someone.