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Occurred : 8/7/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 08/07/2004 20:00)
Reported: 8/10/2004 2:12:36 PM 14:12
Posted: 8/11/2004
Location: Ridgeland, MS
Shape: Circle
Duration:30 seconds
Ball of light moving at a rapid speed.

The ufo I saw was a white ball. It was at a fairly high altitude and moving at a speed that would not have been a jet or plane. I was sitting on the backyard swing about 8 p.m. central/standard time Saturday, Aug. 7th, and looked down on the ground for only a couple of seconds to pick up some trash underneath the swing and when I looked back up at the sky in the clearing was this ball of light that had just appeared out of nowhere in a vast clearing in the sky. It was moving quite swiftly.

I live not far from the airport here and I can say with certainty that there were no strobe lights as required by the AFA as well as this being a perfectly shaped ball. When a plane is at that altitude it simply cannot appear to move as fast as this ball of light was doing. It was making a straight shot through the sky, had no sound, and left no chemtrails of any kind, nor was it losing any altitude like a meteor particle or falling star would.

It moved across a vast opening in the sky in 30 seconds or less and had this been a plane I would have sat and watched it for several minutes before it made that distance.

This is the second sighting I've had; the other one was saucer shaped over downtown Jackson, MS, in May.