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Occurred : 8/31/2008 01:20 (Entered as : 8/31/08 1:20)
Reported: 8/31/2008 6:23:52 PM 18:23
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Waterloo, IA
Shape: Light
Duration:35 min
Over Waterloo viewed from Dewar and Oelwein

I live in Dewar, Ia, and was looking towards Waterloo out my bedroom window and saw a light rising from the horizen to the left of a radio tower approx 20 miles from my house.

At first because of the shape and speed I thought it was the international space station as just 3 days before I watched that go by. Then this object suddenly stopped and moved back down. Then up and down and left and right. I was uing the radio tower as a point of reference so I could tell it was moving up and down and it was even moving left and right to either side of the tower.

My mother was watching the same light from the back yard of her house approx 45 miles FURTHER away than me in Oelwein. The light moved in straight lines and hovered in place for about 35 min before it begain to get dimmer and then vanished.