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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/30/2002 21:35 (Entered as : 07/30/02 21:35)
Reported: 8/3/2002 9:00:52 AM 09:00
Posted: 8/16/2002
Location: Atlanta, GA
Shape: Circle
Duration: 2-3 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Bright, stationary, white light appears low to ground and then vanishes over outdoor concert in Atlanta, GA.

While at a Bonnie Raitt/Lyle Lovett concert at Chastain Park Ampitheater, I saw out of the corner of my eye in the NW sky what appeared to be a low flying helicopter with a bright light on. I thought this was odd considering that it was in the middle of the concert. This caused me to look up and directly at it for futher investigation.

What I and two other concert goers (sitting in the row in front of me) witnessed was a very bright, intense, circular white light. It did not emit a beam. It was restricted to the source. It was stationary. There was no sound and no other visible structure. 2 seconds after my full gaze was upon it, it completely vanished. I searched the sky for an explanation (i.e. other lights, planes, helicopters, etc.) but the sky was completely empty.

Clouds were clearly behind the object, much higher above.