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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 9/2/2000 21:30 (Entered as : 09/02/00 2130)
Reported: 9/5/2000 00:37
Location: Orem, UT
Duration: 3 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Five connected lights moving in the direction of the point at an unearthly speed.
My family and I were attending a storytelling festival outdoors. There were perhaps 3,000 other people present. Surprisingly, no else commented on what I saw, even though I tried to point it out to my wife and my sudden and excited words to her were no doubt heard by people sitting immediately around us--"Look! Wow! Don't you see that?! You didn't see that?!" Most of the seating was on the grass. At the time, I happened to be reclined and looking up at the sky (the time was about 2130-2200). Earlier, I had seen a few "shooting stars." The object--which looked like five lights forming a point--appeared suddenly, as if it were just there, many miles above me. (I am almost certain that the five lights formed a singular object. The position of the lights was too symmetrical and the object moved in perfect unison so as not to appear as multiple objects.) The individual lights emitted what I might describe as "luminous radiation," and the points of light seemed to be "connected" by the same type of luminous radiation. It moved in the direction of the point (west); within 2 or 3 seconds it was gone, moving faster than anything man-made could move. If you are interested, I can provide you with an accurate drawing.