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Occurred : 4/21/2009 05:30 (Entered as : 04/21/09 05:30)
Reported: 4/23/2009 9:34:10 PM 21:34
Posted: 5/12/2009
Location: Columbia, MO
Shape: Light
Duration:1 hour
Three "stars" / lights moving around the early morning sky.

Dear NUFORC At 05:30hrs on the 21st of April 2009 my wife woke me to verify what she was seeing. We live in Columbia, MO, and not knowing what would be the proper method of describing where, what, and when I’ll do my best.

We saw what looked like a star that was moving back and forth almost directly above our location. While watching that "star" another light appeared just north and west of the first star moving south to north. It covered a distance of 45 degrees and then blinked out.

Not long after that another star appeared south east of the first star and moved from east to west for about 45 degrees and then blink out.

Meanwhile the first star was still moving back and forth and my wife said that she could see a glow around it every now and then that resembled the northern lights. We kept watching the star till sunup where it faded out.

I’ve seen satellites and these star / lights moved in a manner that a satellite could not possibly do as well as the speed that they where moving. The second and third lights covered the distance mentioned above in less than 10 seconds.

We went out the next night and did not spot the "stars."

I forgot to mention that our youngest son came out and watched the stars with us for a while.

We’ll keep an eye out for any more UFO’s and will keep in touch.