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Occurred : 8/21/2005 21:00 (Entered as : 08/21/2005 21:00)
Reported: 8/22/2005 5:07:56 AM 05:07
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Waukegan, IL
Shape: Flash
Duration:10-15 minutes
Aflashing light with no shape moving in different directions in space at speeds that no aircraft can do

My wife and I had just finished watching a movie and decided to step outside and see if it had cooled off.We noted how bright the stars were and my wife pointed out a satelite moving from the northwest to the southeast over Lake Michigan. We were marveling in how you could see it,s path so clearly. As I turned to walk into the house my wife said she saw a flash of light just of the route of the satelite. I asked her to point out the area and said maybe she just saw a star flame out billions of miles away,when it flashed again. Now our interest was peaked I told her to get ouyr bonoculars to see if it was an aircraft of some sorts. It flashed again roughly in the same area . We stood watching for the fourth flash ,when my wife noted that it had started to mve to the southwest. over the next five minutes or so it dropped striaght down toward the horizon, looking like it might intercept with a commercial flight going east to west . after the plane passed it webnt hard right for 3 flashes( flashes accourded probably every 30 seconds), than it dropped stiaght down to the horizon behind the treeline . We commented on how strange that could cover the ground it did and how it would flash or doubleflash, but with out rhyme or reason . at this point we were going to head out sid3e when it reappeared over the tree line and then we tracked the flashes for anther couple minutes as the headed east across the horizon and then after acouple minutes it was gone