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Occurred : 5/14/2008 18:30 (Entered as : 14052008 18:30)
Reported: 6/25/2008 6:01:39 AM 06:01
Posted: 7/5/2008
Location: Gaberone (Botswana),
Shape: Triangle
Duration:30 minutes
Object with bright lights above Gaberone - Botswana

My colleague and I were in Botswana, Gaborone for work. We were sitting around at the house we had rented for the duration of the stay waiting for dinner time, casually talking. We came upon the subject of satellites in the sky. I asked him whether he had ever seen one, to which he replied, "no."

We then told him what it should look like and we proceeded to look for one. I immediately looked up in the night sky above me, looking for a satellite for him. While looking he then asked me it the object he was looking at was one. I asked him where it was as I could not see anything moving directly above me. To which he stated that it was not above us but just above the horizon. Upon looking at the object it moved across the sky to the left, then suddenly to the right again and then upwards. Then stopped and just hovered.

At first I thought this might be a helicopter, but there was no sound. Secondly the speed the object was moving at was far to fast for a helicopter in the night to move and change directions as this object did. The object was triangular in shape and seemed to have red, green and yellow lights.

We kept looking at the object for a good 30 minutes. Then just a short distance from the object there was a flash of light every 30 seconds or so.

During the whole time we were looking at the object it would proceed moving in all different directions and sometimes hovering for a few seconds. During all this time we heard no sound.

Eventually we retired to the restaurant at the lodge we were staying at. Upon our return to the house, a good 2 hours later, the object was gone.