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Occurred : 8/31/2004 20:30 (Entered as : 08/31/2004 20:30)
Reported: 9/1/2004 12:01:39 PM 12:01
Posted: 9/1/2004
Location: Morgantown, WV
Shape: Other
Duration:1-2 minutes
strange lights above touchdown city, wv

me and my friend walked out of a local restaurant between 8:30 and 9 pm. i looked up and saw what looked like a distorted shaped of the moon shining through the clouds. but to the left and right of the light, there were stars. we looked closer, and there wasn't a damn cloud in the sky. it wasn't until we ligned up the object in the sky with a still standing object, that we discovered it was moving very slowly. the lights never changed color or patterns or anything, but they also had no flashing port and starboard lights neither, which are required on all commercial air crafts. the size of this thing was huge. you know how you can pinpoint the center of light shining through dense fog? yeah, that light or lights were about 10 - 20 times the size of lights on planes flying across the sky. as we watched this slow moving ball of light, we noticed the shape sort of resembled a round dumbell. almost identical to a giant cars headlights in the sky. now heres the totally weird part. after about a minute and a half, the oject started fading, as if it was getting further away, or losing light power. not to sound cynical, but it looked like it was leaving the atmosphere. i have never seen anything like this before. i have a witness who saw it all, and we even stopped a guy walking his dog to point it out to him. i'm really kind of curious as to what it may have been. please respond. i took digi photos of the sky, but they came back black, but i'll send them. maybe you can superimpose...but by the time i got home to get a camera, the object was almost faded out.

((name deleted))

((NUFORC Note: Result of earlier missile launch. Please see:

http://www.spaceflightnow.com/atlas/ac167/040824track.html

http://space.com/spacewatch/mystery_cloud_040901.html

PD))