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Occurred : 9/12/2004 01:00 (Entered as : 09/12/2004 1:00)
Reported: 9/13/2004 11:04:49 AM 11:04
Posted: 9/29/2004
Location: Lead, SD
Shape: Flash
Duration:30 minutes
light in the sky flashed once approx. every 2 minutes but never moved. Stayed in one location and flashed once every 2 minutes!

My family and I were at Iron Creek Lake (located in the Black Hills of South Dakota) camping over the weekend. It was around:00 am Sunday morning (9-12-04 - just after midnight) and I was sitting outside all by myself gazing at the stars. It was then that I noticed a light flash in the sky. It wasn't a big bright light or anything beyond the imagination, but it flashed once and that was it...at least that's what I thought. I thought for a second that maybe I was just seeing things. But about 2 minutes later, it flashed again. So I started counting. I was counting a little slow, but when I hit 1:45 (one minute 45 seconds) it flashed again. The weird thing was the fact that it wasn't moving. It stayed in the same spot and flashed every 2 minutes concistently for the 30 minutes that I watched, and it never changed locations. I know it wasn't a satellite because I've seen satellites and it was bigger than that, and it didn't move. It wasn't a star, it wasn't a plane, and it wasn't a helicopter. I have no idea what it was, nor will I try to come up with ideas, but I would definately like to know what it was if anyone knows anything else about it. If it would have been a constant light, it would have looked just like a star...I know that much. If anyone knows anything about this, please let me know!