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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/30/2008 01:30 (Entered as : 07/30/08 01:30)
Reported: 7/30/2008 8:53:44 AM 08:53
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Ramstein (Germany),
Shape: Light
Duration: over an hour
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted other objects, The object changed color
Flashing light in sky, hovered in one spot (didn't move around), then 3 small lights quickly came from it and away.

Last night at approximately 1:30am, I was lying in bed, looking out the window. I saw a small flashing white light in the sky. It was a white dot and appeared to be quite small &/or far away. At first I just assumed it was an airplane...we live on a US military base and seeing planes is very common. However, after a few minutes I realized the light wasn’t moving. It was just hovering in one place, flashing.

About 20 minutes from my house there is another military base. That base is a major US Air Force base and has a huge flight line. From my bedroom window I can clearly see the glow of the lights on that flight line. The object I saw appeared to be hovering directly above the flight line. The dot of light mainly stayed white, but occasionally it would change to white at the bottom and red at the top. It flashed the entire time I watched it. About three or four times, it changed shape from a dot into a short straight vertical line. After about 20 or 30 minutes of watching it, it started flashing slower and 3 very tiny white flashing lights came out from it. They came out one at a time and sped off. They each came out of the “light” in a different place (the first on the left, the next on the right, and the last at the top) and they each went off in a different direction (they shot quickly in a straight line from where they came out).

My husband witnessed the object also, but he did not witness the 3 small ones. I kept watching the object for an hour or so, whereas he lost interest and stopped watching after only about ten minutes. My husband and I are both very level-headed, educated people. I am a housewife and mother, a former CNA, and am currently a mortuary student. My husband is an active duty military service member. We do not have a fascination with UFO’s and have never claimed to see anything like this before.

Apparently other people witnessed it as well though, because I got online today looking for answers about what it was and found a video posted online by someone in a nearby area that was recorded last night.