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Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/15/2007 20:00 (Entered as : 20:00)
Reported: 9/15/2007 3:00:28 PM 15:00
Posted: 10/8/2007
Location: Springfield, MO
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1-2 hours
Weird bright light over Springfield Missouri

But around 8 p.m. or so I was watching some television and noticed a very bright white light.about the size of a floodlight. It was, at first I thought it was a helicopter or something and went back to watching some tv. What caught my attention again was the bright light was still there, this time it was a little closer and it seemed to 'hover' in place. I then got up, my curiousity grown, to inspect it. When I went upon our back porch. It was in the Northwest of the sky of our backyard. It wasnt cloudy, stars and the moon was out. You could see it through our full grown green ash tree. I also noticed that some of the lights from the other 5 houses were out, when usually you can see then on. Come to think about it, there was no stars, moon or any other light showing but just that one. Also this 'light' or UFO made no noise at all. I saw the light move really slow to the right bout a quarter of a inch. Then it stopped and hovered. I stayed staring at it, thinking what in the heck is it? I called my mom out to c this after it just stayed for over 5 mintues in its spot. She came out, asking 'what?'. I pointed to the white light and she said it was probably a plane or helicopter.

"Mom, its just been hovering there" She kept saying it was just one of the two until a couple mintues passed and the white light turned from white to a blue, green then back to white. We waited until it moved a bit and then stopped once again. By that time I ran inside and got my parents digital camcorder, my digital camera and my bioniclars. I brought them out and managed to film the white light. For some reason, my digital camera refused to work but the camcorder did, although at 1st it didnt want to, It even had a full battery.

While I was doing that, my mom watched and noticed it dart to the right really fast then stopped. I felt really excited cing this. I stopped filming and handed over the camcorder and picked my bioniclars up. I couldnt at first see any good image just that strange really bright white light. I brought the bioniclars down and stared as my mother and I spoke softly while keeping a eye on the light. When I put the bioniclars up once again the lights flashed from white, blue, green, yellow and white again. Althought this time, I managed to see a small shape with the white light. It looked like a trianglar shape to me 3 lights. The other two seemed like it was under more than the one we were seeing. Soon my dad, brother and his girlfriend came out and also saw the white light but couldnt see the shape I did.

After a while we just went inside but I called KOLR10 News to see if they knew anything and got told they would look into it. I hope we can find out what that strange light was.

I could still see it hovering for a hour and the last time I went to spy on it, the white light had completely vanished. After it left, all the lights came on and the stars and moon came right back out, like nothing happened.


((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that date of the event is approximate. PD))