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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/12/2004 02:00 (Entered as : 08/12/1904 2:00)
Reported: 11/18/2004 12:56:51 PM 12:56
Posted: 12/3/2004
Location: Bozeman, MT
Shape: Light
Duration: almost a minute
A point of light similar to a satellite flew at high speed and made several turns of 90 degrees or less.

My boyfriend and I were outside at 2:00 AM on the 12th watching the Perseid meteor shower from a local park, so the sky was dark enough to see lots of stars. He saw the object a bit before me, and pointed it out. It looked like a dim point of light and moved like a satellite at first, so that's what we assumed it was, until it accelerated dramatically. It then took off in a different direction at the same speed. It switched direction several times, sometimes turning at angles of 90 degrees or smaller. After about a minute, we lost track of it- it seemed to just disappear. Either it turned off its light or it ascended higher than we could see.