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Occurred : 12/25/2004 22:25 (Entered as : 12/25/2004 22:25)
Reported: 12/27/2004 4:39:42 PM 16:39
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: Gloucester, MA
Shape: Changing
Duration:5 MINUTES
2 triangles split apart to many stars and hovered near Orion.

I was out on my deck and I thought I saw an unfamiliar constellation. The 2 triangles started to move slowly toward the constellation of Orion. The 2 triangles somehow burst into several 4.0 magnitude stars that did not stop, but sort of floated near the belt of Orion. I watched for about 5 minutes, then felt terrified and felt like I needed to be in the house. I went in to the computer to check the Heavens Above website to see if there were any satellites in the area. They moved slower than a satellite, and hovered, which I have never seen a satellite do. After I checked the computer, I went outside (about 5 minutes had elapsed) and the area was completely socked in with cloud cover. It was partly cloudy at the time of observation, making a precise report impossible.