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Occurred : 7/30/2002 22:08 (Entered as : 07/30/02 22:08)
Reported: 8/1/2002 9:51:59 PM 21:51
Posted: 8/16/2002
Location: Magna, UT
Shape: Circle
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Strange Bright Light over Oquirrh Mountains of Salt Lake City

I was looking out my kitchen window to the west when I saw a very big light over the mountains (Oquirrh Mountains). I knew that it was not anything that was usually there. I watched it for about 5 minutes and it did not move. I went inside and got my binoculars and looked at it for a minute, but could not distinguish anything but a very, very bright light. I could observe airplanes and they usually blink. This was not like an airplane. I went inside to call my sister and as I was speaking, the brilliant light slowly, very slowly, went behind the mountain. I would not have reported this if not for the fact that my husband, who works at the airport, saw something very strange in the sky tonight. We are about 20 miles away and I could not see what he was looking at. He said it was cigar shaped and changed. I will have him add his report later.