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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/12/2002 02:29 (Entered as : 081202 02:29)
Reported: 8/12/2002 10:48:53 AM 10:48
Location: Rochester, WA
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Slow moving "light" in triangular formation, traveling east to northeasterly direction, holding same pattern .2 lights fore/1 aft
We were watching the meteor shower from our backyard. We went outside approximately 2 a.m. and at about 2:15 a.m. saw a single "light" traveling east/southeast. It did not have a "tail" althought we thought it might be a part of the meteor shower. It faded from sight after about 45 seconds. It travelled at the rate of a small plane, but was far too high in the sky to be a small airplane.
As we continued to watch the shower, we saw three "lights" in a triangular formation traveling from northeast/to a northerly direction. They kept an equal distance from each other with two lights in the forward position and one light trailing. It was like an elongated triangular shape. They traveled across the sky (again at about the same rate as a small airplane .. but very high in the sky) keeping pace until they disappeared from sight. No tail. No other motion ... just even, slow rate of speed.