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Occurred : 7/17/2012 22:50 (Entered as : 07/17/2012 22:50)
Reported: 7/17/2012 11:17:54 PM 23:17
Posted: 8/5/2012
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Circle
Duration:10 minutes
downward moving object falling north of las vegas nevada.

at about 22:50 june 17,2012. we saw an object due north at about 10 miles away 60degrees in the sky. start to drop towards earth at what was seen as a slow speed. it would brighten up for about ten seconds then the light would extuinguish rapidly and not lighten up again for another 20 seconds. it would gradually get brighter. this lasted for about several minutes before it was at about 45 degrees in the sky when it had gotten brighter then jumped about 50 yards rapidly from a downward movement to a horizontal movement then again started moving downward. when it reach about 25 degrees off the horizontal plane. it light up once more for the last time very brightly more so then before. then distinguished and was not seen again. 2 minutes later two jets were seen flying due west from a eastern direction. the object looked like the size of a planet in the night sky.