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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/1/2005 01:00 (Entered as : 05/01/2005 1:00)
Reported: 5/2/2005 10:55:11 AM 10:55
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Disk
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Orange disk-like orbs over Downtown Portland

approx 1:00 AM Relaxing on balcony (approx 60 feet up) with 4 friends; first "vessel" seen moving South parallel to the river over downtown Portland. From our vantage point seemed to be moving over the Wells Fargo tower, altitude unknown, but relatively low.

Object was very bright and there was a visible halo. The "vessel" appeared to be orb-like due to the extremely bright orange fire-colored halo, but on further observation with my trusty discovery channel telescope, there was a definite disk-like shape. The lights seemed to be at the bottom of the ship, the top of the ship was very hard to make out but was definatley a very large metal structure.

A second ship of same description came into view moving at the same slow, lurking speed, almost as if they were patrolling or searching for something, a third ship comes into view a few moments later. All three ships pass the northeast corner of the building and are no longer visible.

We run down the stairs to watch them move across the rest of the sky. They have stopped moving across the city. They are in a clear triangular formation like a 90 degree triangle and are moving vertically up and out of the atmosphere until they can no longer be seen.

Very Strange and awesome but spine tingling and scary as well.

((NUFORC Note: Student report. We are uncertain whether the report is meant to be a serious report. We received no other reports of this incident, which seems strange to us, although there were reports submitted from other locations on the west coast for the same time period, about which the witness was not aware, since they were not posted at the time we received this report. PD))