|Occurred : 5/31/2008 01:30 (Entered as : 05/ 1:30)
Reported: 6/1/2008 1:21:43 PM 13:21
Location: Shoreview, MN
|bright light moved erratically across minnesota sky
I was lying in a field star gazing with a date; we were looking for shooting stars and saw a few throughout the night. In the corner of my eye I saw a light appear, thinking it was a shooting star I turned and looked. It was in the southern sky on a clear night, I quickly focused my eyes on the light. Immediately I came to the conclusion that the light wasn’t a shooting star but rather something else. The light grew brighter for about 3 to 4 seconds, resembling a car light coming closer. The light was not very large; it started about the size of a star and grew brighter. I asked my date what she thought the growing light could be, she was uncertain but was quick to believe it must be an airplane. I too thought it might be an airplane because that would be the most logical explanation. Once the light stopped growing brighter it was motionless for a split second and then began to move from right to left in the sky. It started on a straight course, which made me think it really was a plane or satellite but then the light began to shuffle up and down. Moving unlike anything I have seen before. Immediately when it began moving up and down I told my date it was a UFO. I asked her, isn’t that a UFO? She was very scarred and reluctant to admit something like that, but once she saw the light move in the way it did she too said it must be unidentified flying object. It moved across the sky fast, moving oddly for about 4 seconds the light vanished into the sky. It seemed to disappear from the sky with no trace of it ever being there.
((NUFORC Note: Date unspecified by witness. We have assigned an arbitrary date. PD))