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Occurred : 7/4/2005 23:58 (Entered as : 07/04/2005 23:58)
Reported: 7/6/2005 1:02:47 AM 01:02
Posted: 7/13/2005
Location: Granite Falls, WA
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 60 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
On 07-04-05 at about midnight, we saw a bright white sphere of light in clear skies.

Heading east on highway 92 out of Granite Falls we drove out of town to the "Green Mountain Road" also known as "Three Fingers" mountain. Drove up the road approx. 2 miles to a extremely dark and secluded overlook of the valley below. We were there trying to get a broad view of all the fireworks down in the cities and towns below us. As my father and I stood around looking at all the fireworks, my father asked "hey, what's that up there?" I turn left and look up and spot a very bright, intense, white sphere of light. This "ball" of light appeared to be a satellite at first moving extermely fast from west to south east. Then as we watched, it suddenly started to move about unlike ANY conventional aircraft we've EVER seen. It veered left at extraordinary velocity, then right, then arched in a rainbow type trajectory at incredible speed. Maneuvers completely unseen and probably impossible in any traditional aircraft we know of. We watched this "ball" for about 60 seconds after which is darted behind a mountain, not to be seen by us again that night. The "ball" made no noise at all and put my father and I in a state of excitement unmatched by any fireworks. Very remarkable holiday.