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Occurred : 9/18/2013 17:42 (Entered as : 09/18/2013 17:42)
Reported: 9/18/2013 10:43:01 AM 10:43
Posted: 9/30/2013
Location: Rochester, WA
Shape: Circle
Duration:20 minutes
Singular light seen low in evening sky near Rochester, wa.

At twilight at 7:42 to 8:02 on 09/17/2013 I viewed a single white circular light in the southwestern sky, hovering, about 30 degrees of angle. 3 miles west of Rochester, Wa. 98579 There were no engine sounds.

Upon zooming in, you see through the white light, to what looks like a spinning, Chinese lantern.

When zooming further, now orange over all, with circulating red/yellow/green illumination around the outer circle. Enough detail was viewed revealing a wheel-like structure, radiating spokes into the rounded center.

At this time I drove southwest to the town of Rochester, approximately 2 miles from original sighting area. I noticed I was physically closer and appeared so in my viewfinder. I took video of this at this time.

Object slowly moved high in the southwestern sky (now dark) and was stationary at a 50 degree angle.

There it remained. Taking note of it's position, I drove home.

Approximately two hours later, I observed object high in sky, appearing to be the same object seen earlier, evidenced in my viewfinder.


((NUFORC Note: Venus?? PD))