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Occurred : 6/4/2016 01:25 (Entered as : 060416 1:25)
Reported: 6/4/2016 12:55:21 AM 00:55
Posted: 6/10/2016
Location: Manhattan, KS
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
small bright white lights apppear in a starry sky

It was about 1:25 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, (this morning). I ventured outside with my husky following a thunderstorm. The night sky was filled with stars! To the south, a town or two away, was lightening in the distant clouds, but no streaks of lightning; no jagged lines or ground contact--just electricity lighting up that section of clouds.

Looking in that direction and a bit to the east, in a southerly neighbor’s yard, suddenly a flash of light appeared by the tree top. Perfectly round, small, bright.

At first, I thought it was a firefly, yet it didn’t zigzag like a firefly; it merely blinked for a moment. Then a second one directly next to it appeared to the right. The two lights shone simultaneously about a yard apart, in a straight line, then disappeared.

I turned and walked a few feet to the west, admiring the planets, and constellations. Such a clear sky! A couple of planets, and so many stars! I had a clear view of the big dipper.

Within seconds of facing due west, the big dipper to my right and a bit north, a small, round, bright white light appeared much higher in the atmosphere. It was identical in size and brightness to the first two and seemed to appear from behind a different neighbor’s tree, moving north along the sky, much higher in the atmosphere, silently;.

This light appeared like a twinkling star,as did the first two, then disappeared. Yet it reappeared much further along its straight-lined path to the north, much higher in the Earth's atmosphere. The light intermittently blinked it’s way across the sky rapidly moving northerly then disappeared out of sight in the northern sky.

There were no sounds for any of the lights; no plane noises nearby. None of the lights moved as comets would, or planes, or fireflies.

The experience felt soothing, magical, and precious.