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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/15/2003 01:30 (Entered as : 5/15/03 1:30)
Reported: 6/12/2006 11:36:26 PM 23:36
Posted: 7/16/2006
Location: Longview, TX
Shape: Light
Duration: approx. 15 mins
"star" appeared to be jumping back and forth between two points, very weird.

My cousin and i were sitting outside late one night to smoke a cigarette when i saw movement out of the corner of my eye. I said to my cousin that i must be seing things because it looks like that star just moved, but he replied that he had seen it too. I focused my attention to that part of the sky and this "star" was stationary in one position then seemed to turn off and immediately reappear in another fixed location in the sky. this continued for several minutes each time the "star" would do this appearing and reappering in the same two spots each time, it seemed to stay in the original position that it was first spotted in for a longer time than the other. The best way i can describe it is if it was jumping back and forth between these too points. We saw no movement of this light from point a to b it just seemed like someone was flipping a light switch on and off. Also noteably it did not seem to be in the atmosphere although i could be wrong, and there was not a cloud one in the sky. It looked just like all the other stars in the sky except "jumping" and brighter than the surronding stars yet not the brightest object, i wouldn't say, in the whole sky. Now, i dont know about alien spaceship but it was definatly very weird and i have come across one other person whose decribed to me something very similar which he saw indepentantly and at a different time than me. I would like to know if anyone else has seen such a "star" because it bothers me to this day. I suppose it could be explained by some natural phenominon but i havent seen anything like it before or since.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))