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Occurred : 6/21/2009 23:15 (Entered as : 06/21/09 23:15)
Reported: 7/21/2009 10:55:26 PM 22:55
Posted: 8/5/2009
Location: Manhattan, KS
Shape: Light
Duration:15 min
Manhattan Kansas, Boomerang like light and massive hang glider very high up without lights

Tuesday July 21st, 2009. Apx 11:15 PM.

I was looking up at the stars with a friend N by NW of Manhattan, KS. We both saw some type of flying object lit up. It looked like the light was getting bigger (getting closer), then continued on a straight line for awhile, and flashed a dim light in the westward direction. It then went behind the tree in our front yard. I hurried down the steps to the driveway to look more NE. Right as I looked up a greenish boomerang looking light zipped extremely fast away from me. (the boomerang light seemed to be anywhere from 3000- 4000 feet up, zooming up higher).

I then calmly gathered myself and told my friend "Do you believe I just saw something fly really fast away." He told me he saw it too.

I started to shake pretty bad and started debating with him if what we had just seen was real. We sat down in the drive way and looked up and started talking, the whole "What if." We then started looking south at this neat star that was flickering like crazy. I stood up to get a closer look, and in my view I saw a very light faded object, somewhat hard to see. I asked Zach to quickly look up and confirm what I saw. It was a massive hang glider looking thing that looked like it was at an extremely high altitude. It looked kind of brown, but since it was dark, you couldn't tell.