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Occurred : 10/29/2003 18:50 (Entered as : 10/29/2003 18:50)
Reported: 11/1/2003 6:33:20 PM 18:33
Posted: 11/8/2003
Location: Russellville, AR
Shape: Triangle
Duration: <1 minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Three Lights Form Triangle in Sky Near Russellville, AR on Evening of 10/29/03

Traveling east on state highway 326 along the edge of Lake Dardanelle on the north side of Russellville, AR, my wife and I noticed three bright lights in the sky approximately 5-10 degrees above the horizon east of our location. The three lights formed an equilateral triangular with two of the lights forming the base and the third light forming the peak. They were white with a brightness approximately like headlights of an oncoming vehicle. Based on nearby landmarks (e.g., edge of the lake, Interstate 40, etc.), it appeared that the lights were at least a mile away from our location, but it is impossible to estimate how far away they actually were. To get an idea of how far apart the lights were from one another, if I had held a ruler with my arm extended toward the lights, I estimate that the distance between each light would have appeared to have been 2-3" apart. The lights did not blink or move while we observed them. We saw the lights for approximately 15 seconds before they instantly disappeared. We could still see a few faint stars in that area of the sky but saw nothing at all that could possibly account for the three lights. Based on these characteristics, we do not believe that the lights were produced from airplanes or helicopters.