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Occurred : 9/26/2008 20:15 (Entered as : 09/26/2008 20.15)
Reported: 9/27/2008 2:53:54 AM 02:53
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Leeds (UK/England),
Shape: Other
Duration:at least 1 hour
Slow moving light over Leeds, West Yorkshire

My friend and I were standing outside, it was dark, night-time. I saw what I initially thought was a bright star. As we stood, it became apparent that the light was moving extremely slowly towards the right. The light appeared stationary to look at, but over time it moved quite a distance.

It was a white/silvery light, and appeared to have a shape behind the light. It seemed to not be at a great distance from us - very much nearer than the stars which were visible nearby.

Through binoculars, it appeared to be a white globe, with a tail shape at the base.

We watched the shape for approx 45 minutes - we had to keep moving to keep it in our sight as it's journey was taking it behind trees, blocking our view.

We saw one airplane flying in the general direction of the light and believe the people on board must have seen it.

We then lost sight of it for around 10-15 minutes as we came in the house to make telephone calls to the local airport and UFO society. When we returned outside, the light had disappeared completely.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))