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Occurred : 7/15/1997 18:00 (Entered as : 07/15/1997 18:00)
Reported: 3/14/2004 12:18:11 PM 12:18
Posted: 3/17/2004
Location: Palatine, IL
Shape: Other
Duration:10 mins
Oblate diamond shape that disappeared and reappeared in the sky with light patterns around it.

Driving home from the store, myself and two other people, were riding home and it was just getting dark, twilight in July. we saw a light in the sky, more like a pattern of lights, we thought it was a cluster of stars except the lights were lighting up in succession in a pattern moving around the craft, like cars around a race track. We saw it and then, instantly it appeared in a different part of the sky. We pulled into a deserted parking lot and watched it for three minutes or so, just dissapearing and reappearing in different parts of the sky. It was a diamond shape but flat on the top and bottom, almost like a stop sign. It was really wierd to see and we hopped back in the car and headed home quick. We could still see it in the sky, but when we got home, it was gone, like it knew we were going to try to show someone at the house. That was the last we ever saw of it.

((NUFORC Note: The date is approximate. Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))