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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/24/2003 23:10 (Entered as : 07/24/03 23:10)
Reported: 7/24/2003 11:36:56 PM 23:36
Posted: 8/1/2003
Location: Rio Rancho, NM
Shape: Light
Duration: 1 hour
Characteristics: The object changed color
Hovering bright light fades in and out.

I am not sure of what we saw, but we believe it was a UFO no matter if from space or where ever...

We live in Rio Rancho and for about an hour or so, we have been watching a bright yellow/white light hovering over the towers on Sandia Mtn. The light, thru the binoculars which appeared to be a pin prick, turned around so a red light of sorts showed, then it just faded 'off'. There are/were no clouds over the mtn, and from our view point, it hovered, without moving for some time, up over the towers. It periodically faded out then would reappear not too far from the last spote we saw it. It climbed higher and just to the right of where we saw it. It appears perfectly round in our binoculars then a red light will spin every so often. It also appears to have something (light) come out of the top and/or bottom or both at the same time. I tried to take some pictures and don't know if it will come out. But it just hovered and would get brighter then fade out for approximately 7 minutes at the longest before disappearing completely.

((NUFORC Note: We suspect that a celestial body would be the first possibility to be ruled out, but that is only a guess. PD))