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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/23/1997 21:00 (Entered as : 10/23/97 21:00)
Reported: 3/26/2002 11:56:24 AM 11:56
Posted: 4/8/2002
Location: Orlando, FL
Shape: Other
Duration: approx. 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
Rounded rectangle of a cluster of frosted raspberry lights slowly moving north, then, swiftly gone...

At approximately 9p.m., I went to my car after an outdoor concert on the campus of the local university. I was waiting for the traffic from the parking lot to subside, when I happened to look up, towards the southwestern sky. Up, almost directly overhead, was a cluster of lights, in a "rounded rectangle, almost oval" form. They were an odd color, kind of a frosted raspberry. Though I believe that it was one object, it may have been one object for each light. It looked motionless, then moved very slowly in a northerly direction. It was rather far up, and I could detect no sound. Suddenly, it was gone. Though it seemed as though the lights simply blinked out, somehow I could tell that whatever they were attached to had moved away. There was a very slight trail.

Did I mention that this object seemed to be quite large? When I got home, I called the local airports and blimp station, and was told that there had been no blimp or other advertising-based air activity that evening.