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Occurred : 10/31/2005 05:11 (Entered as : 10/31/05 05:11)
Reported: 10/31/2005 5:37:35 PM 17:37
Posted: 11/3/2005
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Other
Duration:60 seconds
Light like a star that got brighter and brighter before a sudden fading and disappearance.

I don't think this is a UFO. While warming up my truck this morning I stepped outside to look at a bright 'star' that I thought was Jupiter. The light was about as bright as Jupiter or the space station gets at it's fullest and was a white color.

The light intensified for about 30 seconds, while I was waching it. It then 'dimmed' quickly to a really 'faint' light still visible and then dissappeared.

My first guess was a supernova, but I have no idea what it was. It was stationary the entire time.

There were no clouds visible in that section of the sky and even with the time change this morning, it was still dark outside at the time.

Duration was about a minute or two.

I was looking for mars and looked over at the white light because of it's bright intensity.

Looking due SOUTH, about 10-20° to the EAST from SOUTH. About at 40-60° up from the horizon, (90° is straight up).

Too weird... was it a superduper nova? It was tooooo bright for a twinkling star.