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Occurred : 12/24/2011 21:45 (Entered as : 12/24/11 21:45)
Reported: 12/24/2011 9:09:12 PM 21:09
Posted: 1/12/2012
Location: Rio Rancho, NM
Shape: Circle
Duration:3 minutes
Rio Rancho, New Mexico UFO spotted on Christmas Eve

My husband went outside to get a trashcan to put wrapping paper in for Christmas morning and saw glowing purple and red lights behind him. He could see the lights reflecting off the trash can. He turned around and saw a very large round object swaying in the sky. He described it's movement as a fish swimming in water. He ran in the house for us to come out quick and look at this thing in the sky. My mother and I ran outside and saw the object. My husband informed us that it is much further away at this point. It was like NOTHING I have ever seen before. Definitely no flying craft I've ever witnessed before. It changed from purple to green to red to blue and swayed in the clear night sky. It went from up and down, side to side and did loops within seconds. It looked like a fiber optic light. It was not blinking it changed colors from one into the other. I made my husband run in the house to get a camera, by the time he came back out it looked like it landed f! ar away in the distance maybe toward the West Mesa. It was a trip, I still almost can't believe what I saw. Neither can my husband or my mother. Something I will never forget!