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Occurred : 5/3/2008 21:20 (Entered as : 05/03/08 21:20)
Reported: 7/13/2008 7:14:01 PM 19:14
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Alpine, TX
Shape: Light
Duration:ten minutes
Three reputable witnesses see UFO over west Texas.

I am an attorney. I was with an owner of a major telephone company, as well as an heir to an oil and gas fortune.

We were the only ones to see them. There were other people near us but they did not see them. We were visiting a retired navy ship captain at his home that was built on the top of a very tall hill south of the Fort Davis mountains in west Texas. I, along with the two others with me, was at the property line ofthis home, away from the lights of the house. We were playing with a very expensive pair of night vision binoculars the retired captain had. We were using them to see the incredible number of stars that were overhead. These stars were invisible to the naked eye and when we used the binoculars you could se tons of other stars and satelites. Then I saw it. One of the "stars" directly overhead began moving in random directions, back and forth. It had been stationary the entire time we were looking up ad then it started moving tens of degrees across the sky in mere seconds. It moved in a random mode for several minutes.

I handed the night sight binoculars to the phone company owner and the oil and gas man. We all saw it. By the time we got everyone out of the house, it was gone. I saw it take off in what would have been tens of thousands of miles per hour. It could start and stop and maneuver in ways that no engines I have ever heard of could. It was extremely high in orbit. I thought it was another satellite until it began making its sharp turns and starts and stops.