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Occurred : 8/30/2004 20:45 (Entered as : 08/30/2004 20:45)
Reported: 9/1/2004 11:26:48 AM 11:26
Posted: 9/1/2004
Location: Athrugiriya (Sri Lanka),
Shape:
Duration:15
Saw 6 blinking stationary Stars in a straight line towards west/north west, however these were bigger than normal stars. Their colors varied from pinkish, orange to silver. Blinking was more pronounced than normal stars. After some time 2 stars disappeared. Of the remaining 4 stars, the 2nd star moved towards the adjacent star. After some time, of the 3 remaining stars 2 disappeared. Lastly, the 2 that got together faded away. From the time they were observed first, the whole episode took about 15-20 mts. Except for the second star that moved towards the first, all the others were stationary. It was a clody day, no other stars could be seen, the moon (believe day after full moon) shone through the clouds at times. What was unusual was the stars were aligned in a straight line, one star moving towards the other and pronounced blinking. Also, they were stationery, except the 2nd star.

Background of the observers: Phd in Economics, 3 children going to school(ages 6 to 12), 2 medical doctors, housewife, pool attendents 2, helper