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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/20/1989 14:00 (Entered as : 08/20/1989 14:00)
Reported: 1/23/2005 3:26:13 PM 15:26
Posted: 1/27/2005
Location: North Kingstown, RI
Shape: Light
Duration: 2 1/2 hours
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted beams
Bright light, sunny afternoon sky, Aug. '89. Stationary for 2 hrs. plus, highly visible, eerie.

This is in response to a query 1/18/05 about a bright"flashlite" type light in the sky, which remained for duration of two hours.

This occured in Aug.1989, about the 20th+ or -. Was with a disabled friend in an East-facing enclosed porch with a very large glass wall/ window. Bright sunlight. A very bright occasionally flashing object suddenly appeared in the Southeast at about 70 degrees above the horizon-- it was larger than a dot-- about the size of a pea held at arm's length. It remained clearly there for about 2 1/2 hours, and was stationary. It brightened and dimmed periodically, then suddenly blinked out. Never saw it again. Because of the date, and the memorable sighting of the object/light-- when I read the GA report-- I found a remarkable connection/coincidence.