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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/7/2005 18:15 (Entered as : 03/07/2005 18:15)
Reported: 3/9/2005 6:38:44 AM 06:38
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Galesburg, IL
Shape: Light
Duration: 10 sec.
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
bright light became much larger

I stepped out the back of the house to call the cat. I heard a jet pass and when I looked up I thought I was looking at a star to the north of the airplane that had just passed. It suddenely became about 20 times larger than it first appeared in a matter of a few seconds, was extremely bright like an auto headlight. It then moved off to the NE away from me and simply faded out. I could not see any shape other than a round bright light.

((NUFORC Note: Probably Iridium satellite. PD))