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Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/21/2000 23:00 (Entered as : 08/21/100 23:00)
Reported: 6/8/2004 12:05:22 PM 12:05
Posted: 6/18/2004
Location: Midland (Canada), ON
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1 minute
Triangular brightly lit object.

On the evening I saw this object, I was at my brother-in-laws cottage on Georgian Bay(North Eastern Lake Huron). I had gone to the beach, with my binoculars and a constellation map, in an attempt to observe some of these constellations and stars.I was down on the beach approximately an hour and a half and had just put the binoculars down to take a break from looking at the sky. I was staring out over the Bay when I noticed a bright light just above me.

I worked in a factory that was located by the airport in Toronto, and because the location was almost directly underneath the flight path for large planes that were landing. At night when they were close enough the lights were very bright, and that is what I thought I was observing on this night. Then it dawned on me, hey there are no airports within at least 150KM., large enough for planes that size.

What I thought I saw was something entering our atmosphere(like a meteor that gets brighter as it burns up on entry), but what I saw was like the total opposite. Instead of getting brighter, it started to grow dimmer and smaller until it was the size of a star that you would see on any night. Then it started to move in a west to east direction moving faster than anything I've ever observed in the sky(be it a plane, or a sattelite). At that time I reached for my binoculars, but by the time I grabbed them, and looked back at the sky I could no longer find this object.

((NUFORC Note: We assume the witness implies an approximate date of August 21, 2000. We will attempt to confirm. PD))