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Occurred : 4/17/2010 02:45 (Entered as : 04/17/10 2:45)
Reported: 4/17/2010 8:01:02 PM 20:01
Posted: 5/12/2010
Location: Reykjavík (Iceland),
Shape: Light
Duration:circa 2 hours
11-12 bright lights observed over Reykjavik, Iceland. One at a time in a space of 2 hours or so.

I am a student of history attending the University of Iceland. I’d like to note that I’ve never seen anything like this before. I do believe it is possible that aliens may have visited us and that UFOs might be alien spacecraft. The things I witnessed yesterday night left a lasting impression on me and I’m actually filing this report because I just need to get this sighting of my chest.

Last night me and my girlfriend had just finished watching a movie. The time was roughly 2:45 am. I walk out onto my deck and light cigarette. As I am smoking the cigarette I notice a light descending across the sky. My first thought is; “Oh cool, a shooting star”. But the object moved far too slow for any shooting stars that I’ve ever seen and it’s descent was taking much longer then any shooting star I’ve observed. As I’ve been looking at it for maybe 5 seconds it suddenly starts to ascend in a curve and then suddenly it makes a U-turn in the sky and bolts at high velocity in the opposite direction it was originally travelling. By the time this happens I’ve called my girlfriend to come look. Then the object vanishes but reappears a short distance away from it’s vanishing position about 2 seconds later, takes off at high speed again and then vanishes again. By this time my girlfriend is outside with me but missed seeing the object.

About 30-40 minutes later I went back outside both to see if I could see some more of these things and to have a cigarette. After gazing at the sky for 2 minutes or so I noticed another light. This light moved in a straight line but seemed to be changing speeds as it did. I observed 5 lights like these in a 15-20 minute timeframe and they all moved in the same line but I never saw more then one at a time. I lost sight of the lights as they moved over my apartment building. They must have been very high up. I called my girlfriend to see these and she saw two of them and agreed with me that there was something strange about those lights. As it was really cold outside I went back inside.

As I was about to go to sleep at about 4:40 am or so I went outside again to have a cigarette before bed. It was beginning to light up a bit outside but still semi-dark. I then observed about 5-6 lights appear one at a time far away on the horizon. They seemed to appear out of nowhere and then they would bolt away at high speed and vanish. One of the lights actually took a whirl in the air before bolting away. Then I went to sleep.

I would like to note that the sky that night was mostly cloud free and it was very starbright. Also I would like to note that due to a volcano that is erupting about 200-300 kilometers away from here there was very little airtraffic due to the ash, although none of the ash has reached Reykjavik yet a lot of European flights to Iceland have been cancelled in the last few days. Maybe that UFO was observing the volcano and used the chance as there were no other aircraft around, but that’s just speculations.