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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/22/2004 22:30 (Entered as : 06/22/04 22:30)
Reported: 10/22/2006 8:41:34 AM 08:41
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Red Deer (Canada), AB
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 min.
Characteristics: The object emitted other objects
It was late June, I was out on the balcony of my apartment which faces East. I could view the night sky from northeast to southeast. I was facing north, northeast and talking with my grilfriend at the time. It was a warm, clear evening. I am an amateur atronomer and I am quite familliar with the nightime sky. It is probably due to my knowledge that I noticed a star that was not only in the wrong spot , but the brightest, celestial object I had ever witnessed.

It was a bright, shiny, white light. As soon as I focused my attention on it, the light seemed to have dissapeared. I however was able to adjust my vision quickly enough to notice two smaller points of light where the original bright spot was. The two smaller points seemed to be at quite a high altitude, as a rough comparason for altitude, I would figure slightly lower than most orbital ranges for satellites. They were positioned in a 45 deg. angle (see bottom for position diagram).

The points reconverged and diverged one last time. One point went northwest and the other went south. The point that went northwest, I lost track of when it flew in front of Orion's belt. The point travelling south I watched for about 4 minutes until it veered southeast and it faded out of sight. The speed seemed obviously faster compared to orbiting satellite speeds. No sound of any type was detected by anyone.

Position diagram: . (point #1) . (pont #2) ____________________________________(horizon)_________________________________

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the event is approximate. Formation did not survive transfer from our e-mail program to the database. PD))