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National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/21/2003 16:15 (Entered as : 10/21/2003 16:15)
Reported: 10/23/2003 6:39:16 AM 06:39
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: Austin, TX
Shape: Oval
Duration:5 minutes
An oval, saucer-shaped object moving slowly with brilliante colors of light flashing.

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003 at 4:15pm cst in Austin, Texas, from my backyard, I saw a flash of light that caught my eye. I looked up at the cloudless sky and saw an object moving slowing in a semicircle. At first it appeared as a star-like point of light. Then it displayed flashes of brilliante colors of light from red, blue, green, yellow and white. I quickly ran into my house to get the binoculars. When I returned outside I was delighted to see that it was still there. Between a few of the colorful flashes I could see the object better. It looked more oval than round but it was saucer-like being overall orange and some black in color. I viewed it for several, good, long minutes then it vanished.