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Occurred : 5/15/2008 01:05 (Entered as : 05/15/08 01:05)
Reported: 5/14/2008 11:51:37 AM 11:51
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Tokyo (Japan),
Shape: Egg
Duration:20 minutes
Planet-size sighting in Tokyo, Japan

I awoke at 1:05 a.m. on Thursday, May 15th. in Tokyo, Japan. I immediately noticed a large planet-sized object directly behind the flight line, appearing to the West. I live on an air force base, right in front of the runway on the 8th floor. My apartment has large windows in each room that face the runway and the mountains beyond it. I viewed the object for about 20 minutes. By 1:25 a.m., it had faded out of sight. I used a Runton Trail Buster compass to determine its Western location.

The object resembled the moon, but it was about two and one-half times larger than the moon. It had the luminescence of the moon and did not move about quickly or erratically. It hovered behind the flight line, changing from a dull beige glow to a reddish glow, almost like the glow you would see during an eclipse, when the moon passes in front of another planet.

There were large markings on the face of this large planet-size object. Although I could make these markings out through binoculars, the definition of the picture was unclear when I zoomed in with my Panasonic DMZ LZ3 camera. However, I took several pictures of it – several still photos and one moving picture, using the flight line lights and a red tower light as a frame of reference. I steadied my arm on the window sill to keep the object from moving; however, it was difficult to keep my arm completely still.

I had to break away from my line of vision with the object to write out a diagram of the large markings I saw on the face of this planet. I could only see these markings through the binoculars. DESCRIPTION OF THE FACE OF THE PLANET: The markings looked like the outline of a scroll-like antennae on either side of a head with an arched body. Two lines projected out from both sides of the body, ending in two circles (like hands). At the bottom of this body, a small projecting line ended in another very large circle (like feet). When I kept going back to view the object with my binoculars, I noticed the picture on its face had now tilted, and the patina of the object took on a reddish glow.

The tilt: The scroll-like head changed from a 12:00 position to a 9:00 position while the large circled (feet) changed from 6:00 position to 4:00 position.

When I went back to my paper to continue filling out the drawing, and then returned to the window, the object was no longer there. I did not actually see it vanish or blink out. I only noticed that the last time I went back to view it with the binoculars, the patina had appeared to change color, its face had shifted position to a tilt, and it wasn’t glowing as brightly.

Regarding the actual shape of the object, it was almost like looking at three-fourths of the moon. It wasn’t a complete circle. It was as if the northwest portion of the circle had been blotted out by the darkness. The edges delineating the object were fuzzy looking, where it melded into the surrounding darkness.

I have seen this object twice before. The first time I saw it, it was at 11:00 p.m., in a more northwesterly direction. It was more prominent then. It also glowed a little brighter and appeared to be a little larger than it was tonight. Then it appeared to be three times the size of the moon instead of two and a half times the size of the moon and much lower in the sky. I viewed it for about 15 minutes. At that time, it had actually sunk down behind the mountain range, northwest of the base. However, I thought it might be some kind of lunar eclipse until I noticed the moon’s position the following night and how different it looked from what I had seen.

The second time I saw the planet-size object, it was at 4:30 a.m. It was located in the same location, northwest, directly over the mountain range. It slowly sank behind the same mountain range it had sunk behind before, during the previous 11:00 to 11:30 p.m. sighting. This time I woke my husband up (who completely denies the existence of UFO’s). He thought it was the moon, but the moon appears higher up in the sky in a more southerly direction and glows differently than this object glowed.

Due to the consistency of the location of these sightings, I believe there may be some sort of alien base within the mountain range to the northwest of the flight line.