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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/2/2002 23:10 (Entered as : 08/02/02 23:10)
Reported: 8/3/2002 10:05:58 AM 10:05
Location: Norman, OK
Duration: 2 seconds
|Bright, spherical, white light seen over apartment complex.
While star gazing in my apartment's courtyard, I observed a bright, white, spherical light. It moved rapidly across the sky from behind some of the apartment buildings into a clearing and then behind more apartment buildings. The object was moving from east to west and I lost sight of it due north. The object's distance was hard to gauge, but it seemed to be closer than a commercial airliner at cruising altitude. It was about the size of a nickel held at arm's length, and appeared at about 30 degrees from the horizon. The whole event only lasted about 2 seconds and no noise was emitted from the object.