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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/14/1979 22:47 (Entered as : 04/14/79 22:47)
Reported: 4/14/2012 4:05:24 PM 16:05
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: Cheshire (UK/England,
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 3 minutes
A clear night sky; the stars are very viewable. It shone a little brighter than the other stars, which is what caught my attention. After staring a little longer I noticed that it had no flashing lights… odd. I was trying to identify it as a plane because I’d just seen one in the opposite direction and it appeared bright enough, possibly too bright though. Also, it appeared to be travelling a little slower than a normal plane would, couldn't hear anything either. It was travelling very slowly east. But what really caught my attention, after a good 2-3 minutes watching it, was the fact that it just shot upwards! Directly up into the sky, in a flash! Couldn’t see it anywhere after that, never reappeared. I’ve haven’t seen anything move in the sky like that before.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))